National Surgery, Obstetrics, and Anesthesia Plans Tools

The Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change website has a comprehensive list of resources for the development of National Surgical, Obstetrics, and Anesthesia Plans.  Their webpage includes resources used in NSOAP planning in Ethiopia, Zambia, Nigeria, and Tanzania.

Additional resources available include:


See the GICS OReCS page for further resources that can be used as guides for standard of care at each level of health care delivery.


Interesting reading:

Mukhopadhyay S, Lin Y, Mwaba P, et al (2017) Implementing World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15: National surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia strategic plan development–the Zambian experience. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 102:28-35 Available online here.