Consciously cutting to the bone of SA’s surgical/anaesthetic delivery

Chris Bateman


A critical mass of key surgeons and anaesthesiologists met at the University of the Witwatersrand in December to start gauging the country’s paucity of access to safe, affordable, surgical and anaesthetic care, guided by recently crafted global improvement templates.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Surgical and anaesthetic care; South Africa; Lancet Commission on Global Surgery; University of the Witwatersrand

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(2):132-134. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i2.10526

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Date submitted: 2016-01-09
Date published: 2016-01-10

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