Can J Surg 2021 04 28;64(3):E280-E288. Epub 2021 Apr 28.
From the Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Jedrzejko, Margolick, Ball-Banting); the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. (Nguyen); the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. (Ding); the Department of Surgery, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (Kisa); and Trauma Services, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Hameed, Joos).
Background: Building surgical capacity through global surgery partnerships (GSPs) between high and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is a rising global health focus. Our aim was to conduct a systematic review to characterize strategies employed by GSPs to build capacity and promote sustainability and to propose a novel reproducible model for sustainability.
Methods: We conducted a systematic review according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) statement. Read More