n South African Journal of Surgery - Short-term surgical missions : joining hands with local providers to ensure sustainability : opinion

Volume 50, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Short-term surgical missions may appear to fill a void in surgical capacity in the developing world, but may inadvertently also disrupt well-established local healthcare systems. The surgical providers of an East African hospital developed suggestions for improving these missions so that they can benefit visitors, local providers and patients alike.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error