If you are a surgeon in a resource poor area, the GPSN website can help you in a variety of different ways:
A pediatric surgeon who wishes to volunteer may read your description and contact you directly to offer help. In your listing, you can indicate what type of help or education you wish, whether there are language or religious restrictions, and what facilities are available to volunteer surgeons. There are many pediatric surgeons who wish to help but do not know where they are needed. By having your needs posted on the website, these potential volunteer pediatric surgeons can read your description on the Help Needed page.
The interested volunteers will describe their level of experience, where they prefer to work, and how long they can come to your hospital to help you. You can contact them directly to request their assistance.
You may find that pediatric surgeons are planning a trip to a hospital near you, and you might be able to join educational activities there.
This section lists all known fellowships or scholarships available to surgeons in low- and middle-income countries, along with application procedures. Some fellowships support travel to institutions in developed countries to observe surgery, and others provide funds to attend conferences.
This section will list some of the known established academic collaborations between institutions in high-income countries with their counterparts in low- and middle-income countries. You may wish to contact them to see if they are interested in helping you in your country.