The "other" neglected diseases in global public health: surgical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa

PLoS Med. 2008 Jun 3;5(6):e121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050121.


Doruk Ozgediz and Robert Riviello discuss the burden of premature death and disability and the economic burden of surgical conditions in Africa.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Public Health*
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative / economics
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative / standards*