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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 ...
Road Traffic Injuries: Cross-sectional Cluster Randomized Countrywide Population Data From 4 Low-income Countries
(Elsevier Science Inc , Ste 800, 230 Park Ave, New York, USA, NY, 10169, 2018)
Introduction Road traffic injuries (RTI) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. The burden is highest in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and is increasing. We aimed to describe the ...
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 ...
Self-reported Determinants of Access to Surgical Care in 3 Developing Countries
(Amer Medical Assoc , 330 N Wabash Ave, Ste 39300, Chicago, Usa, Il, 60611-5885, 2016)
IMPORTANCE Surgical care is recognized as a growing component of global public health. OBJECTIVE To assess self-reported barriers to access of surgical care in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Nepal using the validated Surgeons ...