Author affiliations:S. Bickler, Rady Children’s Hospital and University of California, San Diego; C. Funzamo, Ministry of Health, Maputo, Mozambique; J. Rose, University of California, San Diego; A. Assane, F. Vaz, A. Assis, E.V. Noormahomed, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique; P. Cassocera, Instituto Superior de Ciencias de Saúde, Maputo, Mozambique
Funding/Support: This research was supported by grant number R24TW008910 from the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH Common Fund supports the award.
Other disclosures: None reported.
Ethical approval: Ethical approval for the study was obtained from the National Bioethics Committee in Mozambique and the human research protections program at the University of California, San Diego.
Disclaimers: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent the official views of the Fogarty International Center or the NIH.
Previous presentations: These results have been presented and published in various venues including Academic Surgical Congress (New Orleans, 2013), World Congress of Surgery, Trauma, and Anesthesia (Trinidad and Tobago, 2013), and the World Journal of Surgery.
Correspondence should be addressed to Dr. Bickler, University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery, 9500 Gillman Dr. #0739, La Jolla, CA; e-mail: email@example.com.