Global Surgery: Addressing Healthcare Disparities through Surgical Outreach


  • Shaid Ahmad Department of Health Science, University of Karachi, Pakistan


Global surgery, healthcare disparities, surgical outreach, access to surgery, global health, surgical missions, low-resource settings, sustainable healthcare


This paper explores the critical role of surgical outreach programs in addressing healthcare disparities on a global scale. As millions of people lack access to essential surgical care, this article emphasizes the significance of collaborative efforts to bridge the gap. Through a comprehensive analysis of the current state of global surgery, the paper highlights the impact of surgical outreach initiatives, discusses their limitations, presents results from successful programs, and suggests future directions for sustainable healthcare improvements. By shedding light on the transformative potential of global surgical outreach, this paper contributes to the ongoing discourse on enhancing healthcare equity worldwide.