Policy lays the foundations to ensure that changes in practice can be sustained with the support of national global stakeholders.  Here are specific policy activities that need your support:

World Health Assembly

Passage of the Proposal to include an item on Surgical Care and Anesthesia as part of the 135th session, Executive Committee meeting, of the World Health Assembly.  Zambia, USA, Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal propose a new agenda item for the 135th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on Strengthening Emergency and Essential Surgical Care and Anaesthesia as a Component of Universal Health Coverage.  Click here to sign the petition.

UN post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Inclusion of Essential Surgery in the United Nations Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through an official United Nations Side Event in the Fall of 2014. Learn more here.