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    2010

International surgery: the development of postgraduate surgical training in Guyana.

@article{Cameron2010InternationalST,
  title={International surgery: the development of postgraduate surgical training in Guyana.},
  author={Brian H. Cameron and Madan Rambaran and Deen P Sharma and Robert H. Taylor},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          11-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Like many developing countries, Guyana has a severe shortage of surgeons. Rather than rely on overseas training, Guyana developed its own Diploma in Surgery and asked for assistance from the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS). This paper reviews the initial results of Guyana's first postgraduate training program. METHODS We assisted with program prerequisites, including needs assessment, proposed curriculum, University of Guyana and Ministry of Health approval… CONTINUE READING

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