GE Foundation funds millions to support safe surgery in Cambodia

The GE Foundation has committed $25 million to global safe surgery to support the expansion of Safe Surgery 2020 into Southeast Asia, with the inclusion of Cambodia and Laos.

In a statement, the foundation said the investment was critical to accelerate access to surgical care in Southeast Asia, as the region has one of the lowest levels of surgical provision in the world, with 97 percent of people currently unable to access safe surgical care.

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