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Geospatial mapping of access to timely essential surgery in sub-Saharan Africa

Despite an estimated one-third of the global burden of disease being surgical, only limited estimates of accessibility to surgical treatment in sub-Saharan Africa exist and these remain spatially undefined. Geographical metrics of access to major hospitals were estimated based on travel time. Estimates were then used to assess need for surgery at country level.

Authors S. Juran, et al.
Source BMJ Global Health
Published 2018
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