Access to emergency care

Friday September 14, 2018

By; Paul Ouma

Paul and others, in a paper published on the Lancet sort out to find just how far one had to travel to access emergency care across Africa. He has now written a blog on his findings published on the Conversation Africa;

Nearly half of all deaths and about a third of disabilities in low and middle-income countries could be avoided if people had access to emergency care. In Africa the main causes of emergencies are road accidents, obstetric complications, severe illnesses and non-communicable diseases… read more