Assessment of capacity for surgery, obstetrics and anaesthesia in 17 Ghanaian hospitals using a WHO assessment tool.

@article{Choo2010AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of capacity for surgery, obstetrics and anaesthesia in 17 Ghanaian hospitals using a WHO assessment tool.},
  author={Shelly S. Choo and Henry B Perry and Afua Adwo Jectey Hesse and Francis Abantanga and Elias Kavinah Sory and Hayley Osen and Charles Fleischer-Djoleto and Rachel T Moresky and C W Mccord and Meena Cherian and F. Ben Abdullah},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={1109-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To survey infrastructure characteristics, personnel, equipment and procedures of surgical, obstetric and anaesthesia care in 17 hospitals in Ghana. METHODS The assessment was completed by WHO country offices using the World Health Organization Tool for Situational Analysis to Assess Emergency and Essential Surgical Care, which surveyed infrastructure, human resources, types of surgical interventions and equipment in each facility. RESULTS Overall, hospitals were well equipped… CONTINUE READING

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