Global Medicines Program

March 31, 2015

Disease Control Priorities Network Releases Volume on Essential Surgery

The first volume on global surgery by the Disease Control Priorities Network was released last week at Consortium for Universities for Global Health Cnnual Conference. The effort, which identified essential and feasible surgeries in low resource settings, involved many UW faculty including Joseph Babigumira and Andy Stergachis. To download the volume or read details about the research that went into producing the volume, click here.   You can also read the blog post from Paul Farmer on the myth of surgery as a luxury, and learn more about the DCPN here