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Who We Are

The Canadian Network for International Surgery is committed to empowering low-income countries to create an environment where the risk from injuries is minimal and that all people receive adequate healthcare. CNIS believes in sharing knowledge, expertise and experience to promote lasting and sustainable improvements in health and safety in the developing world.


Transforming CNIS for the 21st Century

Help build our capacity to share skills and save lives in low-resource African communities.

Please join us for an evening of conversation, cocktails, and awards, along with an exquisite Indian buffet of delectable dishes.

DATE: Thursday, November 14th, 2019

TIME: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

LOCATION: The New Indian Buffet Bar & Restaurant

Join us on Friday, November 15th, 2019 for our 2019 Annual General Meeting in Vancouver, BC, via in-person, Skype, phone or web.

The 2020 Bethune Roundtable Conference on Global Surgery is slated for May 28-31, 2020 at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. 

Tickets & Program available in January 2020!


CNIS is proud to announce the release of the Kampala Trauma Score application for Android devices. 

Check out our latest updates in our Winter 2019 Newsletter!

CNIS Courses

Find out more about our specifically designed courses — building capacity and confidence.

CNIS Memberships

As a CNIS member, you support our work in saving lives. 


Help CNIS continue to save lives by supporting its work.

CNIS T-Shirt

Buy a trendy CNIS T-Shirt and help support our good work at the same time.

Mobile Optimized Skills Training

CNIS is actively developing its courses into digital apps for phones and tablets.