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Improving global emergency and essential surgical care in Latin America and the Caribbean: A collaborative approach
Regional collaborative partnerships—focused on enhancing access to surgical care in Latin America and Caribbean countries—are described.
The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa’s plans to address surgical workforce issues in sub-Saharan Africa are outlined, including its goal to graduate 500 surgeons by 2020.
The West African College of Surgeons diplomate programs and their role in curbing workforce shortages in West Africa are described, as are the organization’s strategies for implementing WHA resolutions.
This article describes how expanding the nursing workforce can improve trauma care in Latin America.
The link between LCoGS indicator 2 and acute care surgery education and training are outlined as is acute care surgery’s role in responding to World Health Assembly resolution 68.15.
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.