This observational study describes an international competency-based training paradigm for hernia surgery in underserved countries.
This Viewpoint discusses improving delivery of care to surgical/trauma patients in the developing world through collaborations with academic institutions, such as the University of Michigan–All India Institutes of Medical Sciences collaborative.
This study characterizes surgical care infrastructure, location, capacity, and availability in Zambia.
This population-based survey assesses the performance of bellwether procedures as a proxy for performing essential surgery, maps population-level spatial access to essential surgery, and identifies first-level referral hospitals that would most improve access to essential surgery if strengthened in Ghana.
This Viewpoint discusses how to transform how technology is delivered to low- and middle-income countries.
This cross-sectional, cluster-based population survey reports on the self-reported determinants of access to surgical care in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Nepal using the validated Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need tool.
This study compares the availability of trauma care resources in Ghana in 2004 vs 2014.
This survey assessed if the Alliance for Global Clinical Training is effectively responding to the educational needs of surgeons at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
This cohort study reports that the proportion of violence-related injuries was significantly lower among preteens cared for in the setting of humanitarian aid and conflict zones, while surgical interventions in the teenage group were primarily caused by trauma-related injuries.
This Viewpoint discusses global surgery initiatives in low- and middle-income countries.
Goldstein et al assess the use of Internet-based educational platforms as a feasible approach to augmenting the education and training of surgical providers in low- and middle-income countries. See also the invited commentary by Casey.