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:
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.
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
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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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