Authors: Srivarshini Cherukupalli , Manisha B. Bhatia, Marissa A. Boeck, Kevin J. Blair, Neeraja Nagarajan, Shailvi Gupta, Leah C. Tatebe, Sristi Sharma, Ashish Bhalla, Benedict C. Nwomeh, Mamta Swaroop
As per global estimates, nearly 5 billion people lack access to safe, quality and timely surgical care. This pilot study assessed the local burden of disease in a rural area of India through the Surgeons OverSeas Assesssment of Surgical Need (SOSAS) survey. The study also evaluated the feasibility of using Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) as enumerators.
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