Research Projects

Research projects in MEDITECH are devoted to develop capacity building for trauma and emergency care in low and middle income settings. Development of teaching projects, guidelines development and clinical trials are actually part of our efforts, supported by local and international partners and agencies...

The CRADES trial it is a clinical surgical trial, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health of North America. 

 

The main objective is to operate early with a wide cranial decompression patients with severe TBI in austere environments...

Landmine injuries are still a cause of death and disability in countries were social conflicts are active.

 

Recently we have develop a training program for fisrt civilian responders in rural areas under landmine injuries risk...

The Colombian TBI guidelines project is sponsored by the Colombian institute of sciences and technology. The aim is to develop national evidence based guidelines to help medical practitioners in the acute care of head injury patients....

There are several prehospital care oriented projects, including training of first responders in rural villages with austere resources...

Patient safety is fundamental regarding the available resources for care. We are actually involve in clinical research for safety improvement in critical surgical care in poor settings scenes...

The use on new technology and mobile connection devices is part of our projects with the aim of bring medical support to rural hospitals in the amazonian jungle...

Rural Hospitals
Telemed CME
Colombian MOH - TBI
Guidelines

Dr. Rubiano, MEDITECH's Medical Director have been awarded by ASHOKA, Innovators for the Public, like ASHOKA Fellow Colombia 2012, supporting their work as social entrepreneur like educator in the health care sector...

MEDITECH have been partnering in 2012 with the Cochrane Iberoamerican Center for the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Colombia. 

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