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