dr. L. Hagander

Paediatric surgeon

Lund University
Dept. of Paediatric Surgery

Co-chair Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

Lars Hagander is an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University and consultant paediatric surgeon at Skåne University Hospital, Sweden. He has a PhD in international child health and is director of global paediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University, Sweden. He has an MPH from the Havard School of Public Health and was a Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow in the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Havard Medical School. Lars is a member of the WHO Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (GIEESC) and is the co-chair for the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery.