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Increasing Access to Surgical Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Priorities for National and International Agencies Recommended by the Bellagio Essential Surgery Group

  • Sam Luboga,

    Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Sarah B. Macfarlane mail,

    Macfarlane@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Johan von Schreeb,

    Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Margaret E. Kruk,

    Affiliation: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Meena N. Cherian,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Staffan Bergström,

    Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Paul B. M. Bossyns,

    Affiliation: Belgian Technical Cooperation, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Ernest Denerville,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Delanyo Dovlo,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Moses Galukande,

    Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Renee Y. Hsia,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Sudha P. Jayaraman,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Lindsey A. Lubbock,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Charles Mock,

    Affiliation: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Doruk Ozgediz,

    Affiliation: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • Patrick Sekimpi,

    Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Andreas Wladis,

    Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Ahmed Zakariah,

    Affiliation: National Ambulance Services, Accra, Ghana

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  • Naméoua Babadi Dade,

    Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Régional, Dosso, Niger

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  • Peter Donkor,

    Affiliation: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Jane Kabutu Gatumbu,

    Affiliation: Kenyan Society of Anesthesia, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Patrick Hoekman,

    Affiliation: Belgian Technical Cooperation, Niamey, Niger

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  • Carel B. IJsselmuiden,

    Affiliation: Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Dean T. Jamison,

    Affiliation: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Nasreen Jessani,

    Affiliation: International Development Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Peter Jiskoot,

    Affiliation: Clinical Officer Training, Limbe, Malawi

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  • Ignatius Kakande,

    Affiliation: National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda

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  • Jacqueline R. Mabweijano,

    Affiliation: Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Naboth Mbembati,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Colin McCord,

    Affiliation: Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Cephas Mijumbi,

    Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Helder de Miranda,

    Affiliation: Catholic University, School of Medicine, Beira, Mozambique

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  • Charles A. Mkony,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Pascoal Mocumbi,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

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  • Jean Bosco Ndihokubwayo,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

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  • Pierre Ngueumachi,

    Affiliation: Medical School of Universite des Montagnes, Douala, Cameroon

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  • Gebreamlak Ogbaselassie,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health and United Nations Population Fund, Asmara, Eritrea

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  • Evariste Lodi Okitombahe,

    Affiliation: Belgium Technical Cooperation, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Cheikh Tidiane Toure,

    Affiliation: Université Cheickh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Fernando Vaz,

    Affiliation: Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Charlotte M. Zikusooka,

    Affiliation: HealthNet, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Haile T. Debas,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • for the Bellagio Essential Surgery Group (BESG)
  • Published: December 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000200

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