The first two decades of the 21st century have brought a surge of enthusiasm and progress for global health. From celebrity activists and academics campaigning to end poverty, to the World Health Organization's transition from “Millennium Development” to “Sustainable Development” goals, to entities like the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Global Fund committing hundreds of billions of dollars toward eradicating major causes of death and disease in the world, there has never been an era like ours for alleviating global suffering. Since 2015 and the publication of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, there has also been a growing appreciation for the critical role that surgery and anesthesiology (or lack thereof) play in the global burden of disease. With this, the rising tide of global health enthusiasm is buoyed by anesthesiology trainees who are eager to contribute. It takes more...
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Features| October 2021
Emphasis on Equity: Moving Global Health Education Forward
ASA Monitor October 2021, Vol. 85, 33–34.
Richard M. Missett, J. Matthew Kynes; Emphasis on Equity: Moving Global Health Education Forward. ASA Monitor 2021; 85:33–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASM.0000795112.39055.1b
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