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Approximately 28 % of the global burden of disease is surgical, many of which are concentrated in resource poor countries. In many of these countries, the gap in services are rapidly being filled by international aid organizations in the form of short-term missions to specialized hospitals. Learn more about the effectiveness of such programs in this systematic review co-authored by IMR co-founder Dr. Ambereen Sleemi. It also just happens to be the most downloaded article from World Journal of Surgery in 2015!