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Surgeons bring RRT to patients in Guyana

A network of U.S. kidney transplant surgeons and Guyanese health care professionals worked together to develop a program to deliver free renal replacement therapy to Guyanese patients. This article describes the 14 medical missions the authors made to Guyana, with an emphasis on logistics and outcomes of the team’s public-private partnership. This model is now being extended to the CARICOM (Caribbean community), a group of 15 countries in the Caribbean basin.

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