Collaboration in Surgical Capacity Development: A Report of the Inaugural Meeting of the Strengthening Rwanda Surgery Initiative

@article{Petroze2012CollaborationIS,
  title={Collaboration in Surgical Capacity Development: A Report of the Inaugural Meeting of the Strengthening Rwanda Surgery Initiative},
  author={Robin T. Petroze and Gita Mody and Edmond Ntaganda and James Forrest Calland and Robert Riviello and Emile Rwamasirabo and Georges Ntakiyiruta and Patrick Kyamanywa and Emmanuel Kayibanda},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={1500-1505}
}
Increasing access to surgical care is among the prioritized healthcare initiatives in Rwanda and other low income countries, where only 3.5 % of surgical procedures worldwide are being performed. Partnerships among surgeons at academic medical centers, non-governmental organizations, and representatives of industry for building sustainable local surgical… CONTINUE READING