Received: 25 February 2022
Accepted: 19 May 2022
First Online: 10 June 2022
: Ethics approval was obtained from the Armauer Hansen Research Institute’s Ethics Committee. The Committee reviewed the program evaluation protocol for the national surgical care program from which this and other potential manuscripts arise (reference no.: AHRI Ethics Committee PO/35/20).Ministry of Health (MOH) of Ethiopia commissioned this evaluation, and issued a letter of support to all health bureaus and facilities who participated in the evaluation. IRB waived patient consent for abstracting secondary information from service logbook and patient charts.
: All authors read and peer-reviewed the drafts of this manuscript.
: Authors declare no competing interest.