• A systematic review of capacity assessment tools in pediatric surgery: Global Assessment in Pediatric Surgery Phase I

    6 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery highlighted global surgical need but offered little insight into the specific surgical challenges of children in low-resource settings. Efforts to strengthen the quality of global pediatric surgical care have resulted in a proliferation of partnerships between low-and middle-income countries and high-income countries. Standardized tools able to reliably measure gaps in delivery and quality of care are important aids for these partnerships. We undertook a systematic review of capacity assessment tools focused on needs assessment in pediatric surgery.
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