Table 2

Areas of focus on the health system for high-quality healthcare

Level of health systemInterventions to improvement
Macro levelDevelopment of children’s surgical leadership;
Working in partnership with NGOs: KidsOR to build operating theatres;
Forming children’s surgical training programme with COSECSA.
Meso levelWorkforce capacity building through targeted education and training; Developing a holistic curriculum;
Training of clinical managers;
CPD programme development in partnership with COSECSA;
Building research capacity.
Micro levelSurgical procedures training;
Radiological investigation training;
Medical student electives.
  • COSECSA, College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa; CPD, continuing professional development; KidsOR, Kids operating room; NGO, non-profit organisation.