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Prioritisation of surgery in the national health strategic plans of Africa: A systematic review.

Abstract:

Disease amenable to surgical intervention accounts for 11-15 % of world disability and there is increasing interest in surgery as a global public health issue. National Health Strategic Plans (NHSPs) reflect countries' long-term health priorities, plans and targets. These plans were analysed to assess the prioritisation of surgery as a public health issue in Africa.NHSPs of 43 independent Sub-Saharan African countries available in the public domain in March 2014 in French or English were sear...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s00268-015-3333-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
World Journal of Surgery Journal website
Pages:
1-5
Publication date:
2015-12-28
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:f21a074b-b553-4c7d-9cfa-72ea69bc2016
Source identifiers:
589135
Local pid:
pubs:589135

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