Anesthesia Capacity of District-Level Hospitals in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia (3)

2 September, 2020

Dear Neil and Jo,

Thanks for sharing the 2 papers.

You may be interested to read our paper on the situation of anesthesia links below from several countries and a largest muti-country survey:

https://www.who.int/surgery/publications/anesthesia-capacity-22lmic.pdf?...

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(14)70349-3/fulltext

The progress is slow due to lack of awareness on the role of anesthesia alongside surgical (including obstetric) services and investments in both short-term and long-term anesthesia capacity building.

https://www.who.int/surgery/publications/building-retaining-anaesthesia....

Best wishes

Dr Meena Nathan Cherian MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia)

Hon. Prof. Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, WHO Collaborating Centre, Western University, Ontario, Canada.

Senior Advisor, Global Action, International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), Chatelaine, Switzerland. www.siog.org

Director, Emergency & Surgical Care program, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education & Research (GFMER), Geneva, Switzerland. www.gfmer.ch/surgery

Geneva, Switzerland

+41 763837253(m); +41 22 782 2473; cherianm15@gmail.com

HIFA profile: Meena Cherian works with the Programme: Emergency & Essential Surgical Care, Clinical Procedures Unit (CPR), Department of Health Systems Policies and Workforce, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. www.who.int/surgery

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