Lasting impact: insights from a surgical mission-based mentoring training programme in the Republic of Congo

@article{White2016LastingII,
  title={Lasting impact: insights from a surgical mission-based mentoring training programme in the Republic of Congo},
  author={M. White and K. Close},
  journal={BMJ Global Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={1}
}
The global shortage of surgeons, anaesthetists and obstetricians is significant, especially in low and middle income countries (LMICs). A significant amount of LMIC surgical volume is provided by surgical missions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who are often well resourced, making them ideal environments for training. However, there are few publications addressing how to train in this setting, or the long-term impact of such training. Mercy Ships operates the largest non-governmental… Expand
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