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The current status of global urology
Scotland KB, Watson GM. Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep 2020; 15, 345–351

What is global surgery? Identifying misconceptions among health professionals
Abraham MN, Abraham PJ, Chen H, Hendershot KM. Am J Surg. 2020; 220: 271–273

What is ‘global surgery’? Defining the multidisciplinary interface between surgery, anaesthesia and public health
Bath M, Bashford T, Fitzgerald JE. BMJ Global Health 2019; 4: e001808

Global Surgery 2030: a roadmap for high income country actors
Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SLM, Abdullah F, et al. BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(1): e000011

Global Sustainable Development Report 2015
United Nations. 

Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development
Meara JG, Leather AJM, Hagander L et al. Lancet 2015; 386: 569–624

Surgical care in low and middle-income countries: burden and barriers
Ologunde R, Maruthappu M, Shanmugarajah K et al. Int J Surg. 2014; 12(8): 858-63

Engaging in Global Health. The Framework for Voluntary Engagement ... in Global Health by the UK Health Sector 2014
Department of Health. 

Offline: The case against global health
Horton R. Lancet 2014; 383: 1705

Surgery and global health: a Lancet Commission
Meara JG, Hagander L, Leather AJM. Lancet 2014; 383: 12–13

Cost-effectiveness of surgery and its policy implications for global health: a systematic review and analysis
Chao TE, Sharma K, Mandigo M et al. Lancet Global Health. 2014; 2: e334-e345

Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
Lozano R, Naghavi M, Foreman K, et al. Lancet 2012; 380: 2095–128

Global surgical initiatives to reduce the surgical burden of disease
Tollefson TT, Larrabee WF Jr.  JAMA 2012; 307: 667–68

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
Murray CJL, Vos T, Lozano R, et al. Lancet 2012; 380: 2197–223

Systematic review of barriers to surgical care in low-income and middle-income countries
Grimes CE, Bowman KG, Dodgion CM et al. World J Surg 2011; 35: 941–950

State of surgery in tropical Africa: a review
Lavy C, Sauven K, Mkandawire N, et al. World J Surg 2011; 35: 262–71

Surgery and global health: a view from beyond the OR
Farmer PE, Kim JY. World J Surg 2008; 32: 533–6

Summit UNM. United Nations Millennium Declaration
In: information DoP, Editor. New York: United Nations; 2000

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