Global & Disaster Medicine

Somalia: Pediatric Surgical Conditions

JAMA

Prevalence of Pediatric Surgical Conditions Across Somaliland

JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(1):e186857.
“…..The most common conditions encountered were congenital anomalies (33.8%) and wound-related injuries (24.6%)…  Nationally, an estimated 256 745 children have surgical conditions, with an estimated 88 345 to 199 639 children having unmet surgical needs.…”

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