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Essential Surgery at the District Hospital: A Retrospective Descriptive Analysis in Three African Countries

  • Moses Galukande,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Johan von Schreeb,

    Affiliation: Division of International Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Andreas Wladis,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Söder Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Naboth Mbembati,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Helder de Miranda,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, Catholic University of Mozambique, Beira, Mozambique

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  • Margaret E. Kruk mail,

    mkruk@columbia.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Sam Luboga,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Alphonsus Matovu,

    Affiliation: Kamuli Mission Hospital, Kamuli, Uganda

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  • Colin McCord,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, United States of America

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  • S. Khady Ndao-Brumblay,

    Affiliation: Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Doruk Ozgediz,

    Affiliation: Division of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Peter C. Rockers,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Ana Romàn Quiñones,

    Affiliation: Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Fernando Vaz,

    Affiliation: Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Haile T. Debas,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, California

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  • Sarah B. Macfarlane

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, California

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  • Published: March 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000243
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

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