- •Mackenzie N. Abraham et al. highlight that Global Surgery is a misunderstood term in their university, and perhaps elsewhere.
- •We, global surgeons from India, present our views in this letter.
- •Global Surgery is a multidisciplinary interface and deals with high-volumes of essential surgeries across multiple broad specialities.
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Published online: December 26, 2019
Accepted: December 15, 2019
Received: December 6, 2019
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