Surgical Training in East Africa

International Journal

The Lancet, Volume 363, Issue 9427 Jun 26, 2004

“Injury, like HIV infection, is a growing epidemic in east Africa, and large numbers of injured people are at risk of death or lifelong disability because of a lack of basic surgical care. WHO has recently said that without improved surgical services, up to 10% of the population will die from injury and 5% of pregnancies will result in maternal death.1”

Author
Beveridge, Massey

Region
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa

Country
Zimbabwe

Topic
Innovation

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