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WHO Surgical Safety Checklist App

Practice Safer Surgery Using this App According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 234 million surgeries are performed worldwide. Unfortunately, over 7 million surgical complications will occur resulting in over 1 million deaths. Of these tragic deaths, it is estimated that nearly three-quarters of these are preventable. In 2007, the WHO launched the Safe […]

WHO Compendium App: Bringing TB Care to Your Smartphone

Although many primary care physicians in the United States rarely encounter a patient with active tuberculosis (TB), the disease remains a worldwide scourge. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates over 10 million new cases of TB in 2016. Over 1 million of these new cases occurred in patients with HIV and nearly 500,000 […]