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2019 ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars describe how they and their patients benefit from the scholarships: Part I
The first six of the 12 COSECSA Women Scholars from 2019 are profiled.
The following comments were received regarding the need for enhanced gender equity in surgical training and practice.
Dr. Hoyt and his co-author provide a status update of the ACS-COSECSA Surgical Training Collaborative, which was pilot tested at Hawassa University in Ethiopia in 2019, and plans for moving the program forward.
Five women were the recipients of the 2018 ACS and COSECSA scholarships.
Dr. Hoyt outlines the development and evolution of the ACS-COSECSA Surgical Training Collaborative at Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia, which is scheduled to start in January 2019.
Identifies the efforts of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the U.K. and Ireland to address disparities in surgical care in low- and middle-income countries, as well as the benefits of collaborating with COSECSA in training and retaining local surgeons.
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.
Nine women from Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda were recipients of the inaugural ACS and COSECSA scholarships.