The GHO Committee in collaboration with the ASA Charitible Foundation supports Lifebox by raising awareness about the need for pulse oximeters, and by providing education, training and follow up thoughout Latin American.


Lifebox Volunteers

In 2013, the pulse oximter gap was filled in Guatemala and Nicaragua, and education, training and follow up was provided by a team of ASA volunteers.  
In 2014, the GHO will send volunteers to Bolvia and Guyana to provide education, training and follow up.

If you would like to become involved or volunteer in Nov 2014, please fill out an application today.

Lifebox Program Resources:

Lifebox Donations

The Challenge: To save the lives of thousands of people undergoing surgery in under-resourced countries through the use of a simple medical device called a pulse oximeter.
The Cost: Just $250 (US) per package including delivery which includes an education CD with training materials for self learning and classroom programs. 

The Benefit: By supporting you will help save a precious life – a mother, a sister, a brother, a new born baby. You will join a world movement to improve surgical safety.

Donate to Lifebox today.

About ASA: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. Since its founding in 1905, the Society's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.