NGO Registration

InterSurgeon works in cooperation with G4 Alliance

This information relates to the individual completing this registration form. Your name and job title will be displayed on your NGO’s profile page under the heading ‘InterSurgeon Administrator’. Your email address and secondary account contact will be kept private.

Choose your preferred form of address from the list

Please enter your personal name (forename)

Please enter your family name (surname)

Please enter any suffixes you wish to appear after your name – e.g. MD, PhD, FACS

Where possible, please use the email address assigned to you by your organisation – e.g. yourname@yourngo.org. This helps us verify your registration.

The name chosen here will be how you are addressed in email communications – it will only be seen by you

If possible, please list another member of your team as a secondary account contact in case you are unavailable:

This information will be kept private and only used if we need to contact your organisation and are not able to reach you

This information will be kept private and only used if we need to contact your organisation and are not able to reach you. Ensure that you have permission to add this information. Where possible, use the email address assigned by your organisation – e.g. name@yourngo.org.

This information relates to your organisation and will be displayed publicly on your profile page.

Choose the type of NGO that best describes your organisation

Please enter the full name of your NGO. This will be how your organisation is referred to throughout InterSurgeon.

Please add your mission statement – feel free to copy and paste it from your organisation's website

Please add all relevant specialties and subspecialties using the menus below.

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Children's Surgery and Trauma Surgery subspecialties are found within the individual surgical specialties list.

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Children's Surgery and Trauma Surgery subspecialties are found within the individual surgical specialties list.

Please select all that apply

Is your organisation a member of the Global Alliance of Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (G4 Alliance)?

This name will be displayed on your profile

Address of the administrative headquarters of your organisation

Please use the English language version of your headquarters address as shown in Google Maps. Enter the first line of the address here.

Please use the English language version of your headquarters address as shown in Google Maps. Enter the second line of the address here.

Please use the English language version of your headquarters address as shown in Google Maps. Enter the third line of the address here, if applicable.

The city where your headquarters is based

The state/county where your headquarters is based

Please choose a country from the list

Please enter the ZIP or postcode for your organisation

The phone number will only be visible to logged-in InterSurgeon members

Your NGO’s online presence

Please paste the full URL here, including the https:// part

Please paste your Twitter handle here, including the '@' part.

Please paste the full URL here, including the https:// part

Please paste the full URL here, including the https:// part

Please paste the full URL here, including the https:// part

Click the button to add your NGO's logo to your profile. Please upload a square profile logo. Image file size must not exceed 5MB.

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Joining InterSurgeon

By completing the registration forms and becoming a ‘member’ of InterSurgeon you are a member of the surgical team with training and qualification appropriate to the category of your membership, of good standing and in a position to receive or offer services from or to others. If registering as an NGO, Academic Institution or Professional or Specialist body you are doing so with the necessary authority required of that organisation. You are responsible for the veracity of the information that you supply to the InterSurgeon website and responsible for making any changes to the information supplied if your circumstances or the circumstances of the organisation which you are representing change. InterSurgeon accepts no responsibility for false information placed either on its website or subsequently transmitted to parties who establish partnerships as a result of introductions facilitated by InterSurgeon. If InterSurgeon subsequently learns that false or erroneous information has been placed on our website, then we shall delete the false information and consider barring the individual or organisation concerned. As a user of InterSurgeon you are responsible for checking the veracity of any statements made by those that you contact and ensure that before entering into a partnership, your partner is also of good standing and that the information they provide is correct. InterSurgeon will not carry out in depth checks on subscribing members. You can cancel your contribution or that of your organisation to InterSurgeon at any time. By using InterSurgeon you agree that you will not post any Content that violates or infringes anyone’s rights, including rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or contract right. You also agree not to post any content which is defamatory or in any way unsuitable or likely to cause offence. InterSurgeon accepts no responsibility to and shall have no liability for loss suffered by you or any third party, in connection with your use of this website or your entering into any partnership or other arrangement with other users of this website or members of InterSurgeon.

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Code of Practice

All Members of InterSurgeon agree to abide by the principles set down in the Declaration of Geneva as adopted by the 2nd General Assembly of the World Medical Association in 1948 and subsequently amended and revised, most recently in 2017. All members of InterSurgeon shall follow the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability.

Specifically, members of InterSurgeon should:

  • At all times practice their profession with conscience and dignity
  • Place the health and well-being of their patient above all other considerations
  • Respect and Maintain Patient Confidentiality
  • Respect colleagues and co-workers
  • Provide care to any patient irrespective of age, disease or disability, creed, race, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, political affiliation, sexual orientation, social standing or any other factor
  • Agree not to use medical knowledge to violate human rights or civil liberties even under threat
  • Maintain the utmost respect for human life

Humanitarian aid should:

  • Be appropriate and responsive to the needs of the recipients
  • Be in response to a local request and in close collaboration with local medical and where appropriate, government agencies
  • Be designed to strengthen the knowledge and effectiveness of the local team
  • Incorporate aspects of teaching and training to local medical staff and allied health professionals and be planned as part of a long term collaborative partnership
  • Based upon a knowledge of the local political and economic situation such that no member of the team should be placed unawares in a position of risk
  • Based upon frank and open communication on both sides so that feedback and complaints should be encouraged and treated with respect, openness and dealt with in a timely fashion
  • Take place in an environment of continuous medical education and improvement
  • Use available resources in the most efficient and effective way

Effective Collaborative Partnerships for the delivery of surgical care should include:

  • Preliminary discussions on aims and intentions of the partnership with the inclusion of assessable goals and outcomes
  • Initial site visits to assess local physical infrastructure and manpower resources, with any deficiencies addressed prior to surgeries taking place
  • Clear agreement on essential resources necessary for delivery of safe surgical care in the pre, peri and post-operative period
  • Briefing of both parties on relevant social and cultural issues that are likely to affect a successful working relationship
  • Audit of surgical outcomes to include morbidity and mortality and benchmarking of these and of functional outcome from surgery; outcomes should be published with the local team maintaining ownership of the data and intellectual property
  • Informed consent to patients and/or their families or carers with written and verbal information provided in the appropriate language or dialect with the use of translators where necessary
  • The adoption of the WHO Surgical Checklist to encourage good and clear communication within the surgical team; no surgical procedure taking place if any essential factor is absent
  • The delivery of surgical intervention only by an appropriately trained surgeon or, in respect to those in training, under the close supervision of an appropriately trained surgeon
  • The delivery of anaesthetic and nursing care should be by appropriately trained staff
  • Close supervision of visiting trainees with preference always given to the teaching of local rather than visiting trainees
  • Careful and ethical management of any financial transactions between visiting surgeons, host and patient
  • Sustainable delivery of disposable items and donation of equipment with clear strategy for its servicing, repair and maintenance
  • Use of local reusable items and resources where appropriate
  • Planned delivery of clinical care, education and training in a long term and sustainable fashion Engagement, where appropriate, with local administrative or governmental bodies to improve and develop facilities and manpower and contribute to the development of National Surgical Plans

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