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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 42, Issue 11, pp 3814–3815 | Cite as

Authors’ Reply: Safe Surgery for All: Early Lessons from Implementing a National Government-Driven Surgical Plan in Ethiopia

  • Katherine Iverson
  • Isabelle Citron
  • Daniel Burssa
  • Atlibachew Teshome
  • Olivia Ahearn
  • Tigistu Ashengo
  • David Barash
  • Erin Barringer
  • Kaya Garringer
  • Victoria McKitrick
  • John G. Meara
  • Abraham Mengistu
  • Swagoto Mukhopadhyay
  • Cheri Reynolds
  • Mark G. Shrime
  • Asha Varghese
  • Samson Esseye
  • Abebe Bekele
Reply, Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katherine Iverson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Isabelle Citron
    • 1
  • Daniel Burssa
    • 3
  • Atlibachew Teshome
    • 4
  • Olivia Ahearn
    • 1
  • Tigistu Ashengo
    • 5
  • David Barash
    • 6
  • Erin Barringer
    • 7
  • Kaya Garringer
    • 1
  • Victoria McKitrick
    • 8
  • John G. Meara
    • 1
    • 9
  • Abraham Mengistu
    • 10
  • Swagoto Mukhopadhyay
    • 1
    • 11
  • Cheri Reynolds
    • 8
  • Mark G. Shrime
    • 1
    • 12
  • Asha Varghese
    • 7
  • Samson Esseye
    • 4
  • Abebe Bekele
    • 13
  1. 1.Program in Global Surgery and Social ChangeHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.University of California Davis Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.State Minister’s OfficeFederal Ministry of HealthAddis AbabaEthiopia
  4. 4.Federal Ministry of HealthAddis AbabaEthiopia
  5. 5.Technical Leadership Office, JhpiegoAddis AbabaEthiopia
  6. 6.GE FoundationBostonUSA
  7. 7.Dalberg Global Development AdvisorsNew YorkUSA
  8. 8.Assist InternationalScotts ValleyUSA
  9. 9.Department of Plastic and Oral SurgeryBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA
  10. 10.JhpiegoAddis AbabaEthiopia
  11. 11.University of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA
  12. 12.Department of OtolaryngologyMassachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryBostonUSA
  13. 13.Addis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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