oa SA Heart - Response to letter on the Cape Town Declaration - response to letter to editor

Volume 16 Number 4
  • ISSN : 1996-6741
  • E-ISSN: 2071-4602




The letter by Kingsley, Reddy and Yankah on “The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world; is it a true reflection of the needs of SSA?” refers. This identical letter had been submitted to the “Cardiovascular Journal of Africa” more than a year ago and was published together with our reply (CVJA 2019;2:74-75).(1) Although several subsequent submissions to a long list of global journals had been rejected by their editors on the ground of repeat publication, we welcome the opportunity to comment once more, as time has passed and the structures proposed by the Cape Town Declaration have since emerged.

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