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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.

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

Please stay tuned for an alternative date in 2020!

Check out our latest updates in our Winter 2019 Newsletter!


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

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.