Global surgery: defining an emerging global health field

@article{Dare2015GlobalSD,
  title={Global surgery: defining an emerging global health field},
  author={Anna J. Dare and Caris E. Grimes and Rowan D. Gillies and Sarah L. M. Greenberg and Lars Hagander and John G. Meara and Andrew J.M. Leather},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2015},
  volume={384},
  pages={2245-2247}
}
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