Long-term partnerships between academic departments in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and high-income countries (HICs) focused on education and training are playing an increasingly important role in scaling up global surgical capacity. Haji et al. believed that there multi-faceted approach consisting of in-country targeted hands-on training, out-of-country fellowship training at the mentor institution, and ongoing mentorship using telecollaboration and Internet-based tools is a viable and generalizable model for enhancing surgical capacity globally 1).

Haji FA, Lepard JR, Davis MC, Lien ND, Can DDT, Hung CV, Thang LN, Rocque BG, Johnston JM. A model for global surgical training and capacity development: the Children's of Alabama-Viet Nam pediatric neurosurgery partnership. Childs Nerv Syst. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1007/s00381-020-04802-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32720077.
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