Addressing Malawi's surgical workforce crisis: a sustainable paradigm for training and collaboration in Africa.

@article{Qureshi2013AddressingMS,
  title={Addressing Malawi's surgical workforce crisis: a sustainable paradigm for training and collaboration in Africa.},
  author={Javeria S. Qureshi and Sven Young and Arturo P. Muyco and Eric Borgstein and Anthony G. Charles and Wakisa Mulwafu and Carol G. Shores and Leonard N Banza and Bruce Cairns and Asgaut Viste and Nyengo Mkandawire},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={153 2},
  pages={272-81}
}
BACKGROUND The exodus of health professionals including surgeons from sub-Saharan Africa has been well documented, but few effective, long-term solutions have been described. There is an increasing burden of surgical diseases in Africa attributable to trauma (road traffic injuries), burns, and other noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, increasing the need for surgeons. METHODS We conducted a Descriptive analysis of surgical academic partnership between Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) Malawi… CONTINUE READING
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