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Resource June 9, 2015

Meet the Journalist: Bridget Huber

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In poor countries, about 1.8 million people die annually from appendicitis, strangulated hernias...

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Surgeons come from all over the world to the CURE Children's Hospital in Mbale, Uganda, where doctors developed a new treatment for hydrocephalus, called endoscopic third ventriculostomy with choroid plexus cauterization, or ETV/CPC. Image by Bridget Huber. Uganda, 2014.
At least 2 billion people worldwide have no access to surgery whatsoever. Pulitzer Center grantee Bridget Huber discusses her recent reporting in Mozambique and Uganda on surgery's place on the global agenda.

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