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Table 1 Frequency of visits to Uganda by members of the Ugandan Hearing Health Care Team

From: Increased frequency of visits improves the efficiency of surgical global health initiatives

DATE Visiting Purpose:
2000 Preliminary meeting with local Ugandan Otolaryngologists Determine if a need existed for improving care of patients with ear disorders
2001 Formal Needs Assessment Formal survey of prevalence of ear disorders in Masindi (a District in Western Uganda)[5]
2003 Temporal Bone Course; Clinical Officers Course Introduction of Ugandan surgeons to the operating microscope; Course for Clinical Officers on medical management of common ear disorders
2005 Temporal Bone Course Extension of training using the operating microscope in a laboratory setting;
2006 Team from NYU Surgical visit
2007 Team from UBC Surgical visit
Team from NYU Surgical visit
2008 Combined team from UBC/ U of Ottawa Combined surgical visit
Team from NYU Surgical visit
2009 Team from U of Ottawa Surgical visit
  Team from NYU Surgical visit
  Team from UBC Surgical visit