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Combined Program Day 01 | Tuesday 02 October

WELCOME

08:30 - 09:30
Meke Dance followed by official welcome by Dignitaries

09:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Economic case for surgical care in low resource setting - Dr Stephen Bickler

10:00 MORNING TEA WITH INDUSTRY

GLOBAL HEALTH 

CHAIRS: LORD VILIAMI TANGI & PROF GLENN GUEST

10:30 Exporting training courses to lower income countries: Does it make a difference? - Assoc Prof Michael Hollands
10:45 Lancet Commission update - Prof David Watters
11:05 Global surgery metrics: Are they making a difference? Lord Viliami Tangi
11:20 Enhanced recovery after surgery in lower income countries - Dr Kelly McQueen
11:45 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Emergency and Essential Surgical Care Programme - Dr Walter Johnson (RACS)
12:15 Discussion + Q&A - Panel

12:30 LUNCH WITH INDUSTRY

EDUCATING SURGEONS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSES BOTH NEAR & FAR 

CHAIRS: PROF EDDIE MCCAIG & DR PIA BERNARDI

This session proudly supported by:

13:30 Things you didn't know about Fiji: Its importance in the history of traditional & western medicine in the Pacific - Assoc Prof Paul Geraghty
14:00 Training surgeons for the Pacific Region - Dr Sonal Naga
14:15 Surgical education in developing countries - Dr Christine Cuthbertson
14:25 Global Surgery Fellowship - Dr Gausihi Sivarajah
14:35 Post-graduate surgical training in Timor Leste - Dr Trafford Fehlberg
14:45 Free papers
15:00 Surgical training models: What can we learn from each other? - Prof Glenn Guest
15:15 Training endoscopists throughout the Pacific: A collaborative model - Dr Chris Hair
15:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WHO Collaborating Centres and Partnerships - Dr Walter Johnson (RACS)
16:00 Discussion + Q&A

16:15 DAY 01 PROGRAM CLOSE

From 19:00 Pacific Island Night