Surgical services: The lack of access to emergency and surgical care in east African counties like Somalia and Ethiopia has been acknowledged as a dangerous gap in the development of health systems.
Large numbers of women die from complications of childbirth every day in Somali and Ethiopia. Most of these deaths could be avoided by providing women with access to basic obstetric care and obstetric surgical care.
The overall disease burden associated with surgical conditions in East Africa particularly the war ravaged country like Somalia, is astonishingly high. Surgical care is unavailable to many communities, especially to those who live far away from the cities and unable to