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Global surgery and the sustainable development goals.

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Summary of "Global surgery and the sustainable development goals."

The field of global surgery has gained significant recent momentum, catalysed by the 2015 publication of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, Disease Control Priorities 3 and World Health Assembly resolution 68.15. These reports characterized the global burden of disease amenable to surgical care, called for global investment in surgical systems, and recognized surgery and anaesthesia as essential components of universal health coverage.

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Name: The British journal of surgery
ISSN: 1365-2168
Pages: e44-e52

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