Team Lead: Dr. Musliu Tolani
Lead Institution: Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria, Nigeria)
Team Countries: Nigeria
SCAPEL is designing a surgical training model to teach general and gynecological surgeons, surgical trainees and medical officers in the performance of safe ligation of uterine vessels and closure of the vaginal cuff as part of an open abdominal hysterectomy.
With the training tool they hope to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality from this complex surgery in low and middle income countries.