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Tuesday, June 15 • 2:30pm - 4:15pm
B6: Surgical Metrics: Unmet Surgical Need and Impact on Global Health

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Presenters Discuss:
the importance of surgical care in child health in low and middle income countries and ongoing efforts to improve pediatric surgical care in settings of limited resources (Low and middle income countries); Health Metrics, Outcomes analysis, Disability and premature death, Role of interventions in Disability and Premature death, the role of surgical interventions in Global Burden of Disease (GBD) (Low and Middle Income Countries); the burden of traumatic conditions faced by lay first responders in a low income country with no organized emergency system, the development of a basic context appropriate curriculum for lay first responders, and the effectiveness and scalability of such a program (Uganda, Sub Saharan Africa); and the application of surgical metrics to evaluate the impact of surgical intervention on the low and middle income populations (Low and Middle Income Countries)

Tuesday June 15, 2010 2:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
Governors Room

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