Kendra Bowman

Recent Contributions

Reply to Panel Discussion: Building sustainable partnerships to strengthen surgical and anesthesia capacity in resource-poor settings.

April 3, 2011
The political agendas brought up are defining for clinical partnerships, and from what I have observed from visiting surgeons and anesthesiologist in Zambia, can lead to unmet expectations for all parties. I wonder if we can learn something from the care and rigor of research studies and partnerships: As a ...

Reply to Panel Discussion: Building sustainable partnerships to strengthen surgical and anesthesia capacity in resource-poor settings.

March 28, 2011
Hi Ted, Thank you for the questions. In Zambia, anesthesia is administered largely by clinical officer anesthetists, who are similar to nurse anesthetists in training. The country is in crisis in terms of anesthetist availability for two reasons: The pay is low, barely enough to afford a modest house with ...

Reply to Panel Discussion: Building sustainable partnerships to strengthen surgical and anesthesia capacity in resource-poor settings.

March 28, 2011
I am a general surgery resident at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and a clinical research fellow at the Center for Surgery and Public Health in Boston, MA. Currently I am in Zambia working with the Ministry of Health to assess the ability of hospitals to deliver emergency and essential ...


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