Postoperative Mortality in Colombia: Perspectives of Indicator Four Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (Colombian Surgical Outcomes Study)

  • Cabrera, Paulo (PI)
  • Briceno Ayala, Leonardo (PI)
  • Barrera Carvajal , Juan Guillermo (CoI)
  • Casas J., Felipe (CoI)
  • Cruz Reyes, Danna Lesley (Student)
  • Lozano, Nicolas (Student)
  • Buendia Barrios, Laura Natalia (Student)
  • Velandia Sanchez, Camilo Alejandro (Student)
  • Cormane Alfaro, Valeria (Student)
  • Garcia , Juan Pablo (Student)
  • Perez Rivera, Carlos (Student)
  • Guerra , Byron (Student)
  • Mosquera , Manuel Santiago (Student)
  • Kadamani Abiyomaa, Akram (Student)
  • Roman, Carlos Fernando (Student)

Project: Research Project

Project Details


The project aims to describe the postoperative mortality of patients taken to surgical procedures in Colombian institutions.


Global Surgery, Surgery, Mortality, Public Health.

Commitments / Obligations

1. A master's student in epidemiology will be linked as a product "master's student training" and undergraduate students in medicine will be included, one of them as a product "Undergraduate training".

2.The results will be presented to the interested local, national and sectoral authorities.

3. The results will be discussed in at least one scientific presentation or event related to surgery and/or public health.

4. The results will be disclosed through the submission of 2 original articles for publication in an indexed journal.
Effective start/end date12/14/215/30/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds


  • Bogotá D.C.


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