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Surgathon: a new model for creating a surgical innovation ecosystem in low-resource settings

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  • Shivani Mitra Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joanna Ashby Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Arsen Muhumuza Department of General Medicine, University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Kigali, Rwanda PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isaac Ndayishimiye Department of General Medicine, University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Kigali, Rwanda PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isaac Wasserman Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Vatshalan Santhirapala Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexander W Peters Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dominique Vervoort Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Oshin Jacob Department of Electronics and Instrumentation, Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jesudian Gnanaraj Department of Electronics and Instrumentation, Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India Karunya Rural Community Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Praveen Ganesh Department of Plastic Surgery, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Salim Afshar Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Salim Afshar; salim.afshar{at}childrens.harvard.edu
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Mitra S, Ashby J, Muhumuza A, et al
Surgathon: a new model for creating a surgical innovation ecosystem in low-resource settings

Publication history

  • Received November 12, 2019
  • Revised January 6, 2020
  • Accepted January 13, 2020
  • First published February 16, 2020.
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February 16, 2020

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