Topics discussed by the editors and authors included:
Overview of the Essential Surgery volume
Platforms for delivery of trauma care
Quality and safety
Economics in essential surgery provision
Role of research in global surgery
Additionally, the panelists presented a package of 44 essential surgical procedures that would lead to significant improvements in health if they were universally delivered. This package is outlined in detail in the first chapter of the Essential Surgery volume. Read more
Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition will summarize and synthesize evidence of the effectiveness of global health interventions and provide comparative economic evaluation of policies to implement those interventions. Click here to learn more about the project.