Improving the Quality of Surgical Care at a Regional Hospital in Uganda Using Appropriate Surveillance and Operative Management Tools

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Investigator: Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH
Sponsor: UCSF Department of Surgery

Location(s): Uganda

Description

In collaboration with local partners, the Center for Global Surgical Studies is working to improve the quality of essential and emergency surgical care at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda. This project involves conducting a needs assessment for surgical care and the implementation of appropriate surgical and trauma surveillance tools to inform surgical care treatment priorities for potential intervention.