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Collaboration in Surgical Capacity Development: A Report of the Inaugural Meeting of the Strengthening Rwanda Surgery Initiative
(SPRINGER , ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, SUITE 4600 , NEW YORK, United States, NY, 10004, 2013)
Background Increasing access to surgical care is among the prioritized healthcare initiatives in Rwanda and other low income countries, where only 3.5 % of surgical procedures worldwide are being performed. Partnerships ...
Estimating Operative Disease Prevalence in a Low-income Country: Results of a Nationwide Population Survey in Rwanda
(MOSBY-ELSEVIER , 360 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NEW YORK, USA, NY, 10010-1710, 2013)
Background. Operative disease is estimated to contribute to 11% of the global burden of disease, but no studies have correlated this figure to operative burden at the community level. We describe a survey tool that ...
Estimating Pediatric Surgical Need in Developing Countries: A Household Survey in Rwanda
(W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc , 1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Ste 1800, Philadelphia, Usa, Pa, 19103-2899, 2014)
Purpose Surgical services for children are often absent in resource-limited settings. Identifying the prevalence of surgical disease at the community level is important for developing evidence-based pediatric surgical ...
Prevalence of Breast Masses and Barriers to Care: Results From a Population‐based Survey in Rwanda and Sierra Leone
(Wiley , 111 River St, Hoboken, Usa, Nj, 07030-5774, 2014)
Background and Objectives:Breast cancer incidence may be increasing in low‐and middle‐income countries (LMIC). This study estimates theprevalence of breast masses in Rwanda (RW) and Sierra Leone (SL) and identifies barriers ...
Infectious Outcomes Assessment for Health System Strengthening in Low-resource Settings: The Novel Use of a Trauma Registry in Rwanda
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc , 140 Huguenot Street, 3rd Fl, New Rochelle, Usa, Ny, 10801, 2014)
Background: More than 90% of injury deaths occur in low-income countries where a shortage of personnel, infrastructure, and materials challenge health system strengthening efforts. Trauma registries developed regionally ...