Basic neurosurgical training in East Africa: Solutions for countries with limited neurosurgical service

J. Coburger, G. Mayaya, I. Ngayomela, R. Medel, M.E. Durieux & J.S. Nicholas
Objective: The paucity of neurosurgical care in sub-Saharan Africa remains largely unaddressed. While the ratio of neurosurgeons per inhabitant in Europe is around 1:121,000, in Sub-Saharan Africa it is 1:9,000,000. We evaluated the neurosurgical disease profile of a major regional hospital in Tanzania[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]