BACKGROUND: Surgical conditions are responsible for a significant burden of the disease prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is a paucity of data surrounding the amount and availability of surgical care. Few surveys exist that document current rates of surgical activity in the low-income setting, and most figures rely on the country estimates. We aim to document accurately the rates of surgery at the district level. METHODS: We performed a retrospective survey of surgical activit...Expand abstract
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Snapshot of surgical activity in rural Ethiopia: is enough being done?
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