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VRiMS Global Medicine/Surgery Conference


We are very excited to invite you to the very first Virtual Reality (VR) Global Surgery Course held in 3 different forms:

1. In-person hands-on cadaveric dissection in Brighton, UK (10 surgical scholars have been selected from LMICs, deadline for this application has closed)

2. Via VR headsets at a conference in Kampala, Uganda (maximum 50 delegates, priority will first be for medical doctors/ surgical residents/ surgical trainees)

3. Via smartphone/ laptop remotely in any geographical location globally (unlimited delegates, open to healthcare providers of all grades, including medical students)

DATES: April 26-29th 2022
TOPIC: Essential WHO Global Burden of Disease Surgical Procedures
FACULTY: Leading surgeons from across the UK & Kampala
IDEAL DELEGATES: any healthcare providers who deliver emergency/ essential surgical care, particularly in remote/ rural locations, but relevant to all healthcare settings.

REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL: this form must be completed to access the conference material, whether attending remotely (fill out section 1 & 3 only) or physically at the Kampala conference (all sections: 1, 2 & 3)