Guest bloggers Gita Mody, JaBaris Swain and Maurice Musoni discuss sustainable surgical care delivery and their experience in Rwanda with Team Heart. Sustainable models for delivery of both Emergency and Essential surgical care and specialty
Guest bloggers Gita Mody, Robin Petroze & Edmond Ntaganda discuss efforts to strengthen surgical care in Rwanda. In March 2011, the Rwanda Surgical Society hosted a workshop in Kigali on the theme “Strengthening Rwanda Surgery.”
This Week in PLoS Medicine: Treatment and recovery for trachomatous trichiasis; Group dynamics in research consortiums
In a randomized, non-inferiority trial, Saul Rajak and colleagues compare epilation and surgery for the management of minor trichiasis in Ethiopia, the country with the most cases of trachomatous trichiasis. In a randomized trial, Saul
This week in PLoS Medicine: Rape with extreme violence; Increasing access to surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa; Why is TB more common in men than in women?; and more!
Read the new papers published in PLoS Medicine this week, including a Health in Action piece that discusses rape with extreme violence (REV), a destructive and sadistic behavior systematically perpetrated by different armed groups in
PLoS Medicine publishes weekly, but the articles are also compiled into a monthly issue on the last Tuesday of the month. Here are some of the highlights from the most recent issue: May 2009 in