Why Global Surgery?
"Surgery is an indivisible, indispensable part of health care."
— Dr. Jim Kim, President of the World Bank.
To help define the landscape of global surgery, please look at the following resources:
The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (LCoGS)
Disease Control Priorities (DCP3)
World Health Assembly (WHA) Resolution 68.15—‘‘Strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and anaesthesia as a component of universal health coverage’’