Patients with acute surgical emergencies in Sudan present to Emergency rooms which are staffed by junior doctors, mainly house officers and medical officers.

The goal is the provision of superior patient care that is LIFE-SAVING and COST-EFFECTIVE.


To provide house officers & recent medical graduates with the essential background knowledge on how to deal with common surgical emergencies

Moderated by experts from inside and outside Sudan


  • September 3rd to December 17th 2023
  • Biweekly
  • 10am Central African time

Surgery ECHO in numbers

  • 7 sessions
  • 12 subject matter experts
  • 7 case presentations
  • 167 learners

In-person Locations

  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Gadarif
  • SAMA Sudan Office – Alsiteen Street – Riyadh – Khartoum

Map of Learners

YouTube Playlist

Subject Matter Experts

Learner Feedback

  • 92% of the learners see that the sessions are relevant to their work.
  • 85% of the learners see that there is the right amount of balance between the lecture and the interactivity. 
  • The majority of learners see that they got proper knowledge from the sessions, some of their plans to use this knowledge are:
  • Clinical examination and diagnosis, emergency cases management, updated protocols applications, and subspeciality selection.
  • 92% of the learners are very likely to recommend the sessions to their colleagues.
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