Trauma Care in Conflict Zones (Human Resources for Health, March 2009)

"Essential trauma management training: addressing service delivery needs in active conflict zones in eastern Myanmar"

Access to governmental and international nongovernmental sources of health care within eastern Myanmar's conflict regions is virtually nonexistent. Historically, under these circumstances effective care for the victims of trauma, particularly landmine injuries, has been severely deficient. Recognizing this, community-based organizations (CBOs) providing health care in these regions sought to scale up the capacity of indigenous health workers to provide trauma care.

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