THE PLACE OF SURGERY IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

THE PURPOSE : a workshop that affords a unique opportunity to profile the role that surgical care plays in health care and development globally. Topics to be discussed include: the current status of surgical care needs

globally, the principles of international surgical-care development, and opportunities for involvement. Although the concepts discussed will apply globally, the primary mandate of the CNIS is Africa, and it will be from this continent that illustrations will be drawn.