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Implementing World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15: National surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia strategic plan development—the Zambian experience

This article describes the application of World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15 to provide improved access to surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia care in Zambia.

Figure 1. Countries represented at the Global Surgery Latin America symposium

Health care leaders develop strategies for improving access to surgical care in Latin America

The efforts of a multiregional Latin America symposium, which seeks to implement recommendations from The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, are described, including strategies for improving access to affordable surgical care.

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Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America

This article describes how Latin American trauma program development may be improved by LCoGS indicator measurement and summarizes strategies for data collection and analysis to enhance global surgical care.

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Progress in achieving universal access to surgical care: An update and a path forward

This article summarizes recent efforts by the ACS, the World Bank, and The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery to improve global access to surgical care.

Dr. Haile Debas examines future of global surgery in JAMA

Haile T. Debas, MD, FACS, examines the need for an integrated response in the U.S. to global surgery in an article published in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Global Surgery 2030

Global Surgery 2030: An introduction

A preview of the Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery report on global health care disparities is provided.

Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development: Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report

The five key messages of the The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery are outlined in this Executive Summary, including recommendations for improving access to safe, affordable surgical and anesthesia care.

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The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery makes progress in first year of work: An update

This article provides an update on the activities of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, which was the topic of a news story in the February 2014 issue of the Bulletin.

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