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Evaluating the effectiveness and the impact of donated neurosurgical equipment on neurosurgical units in low and middle income countries: the WFNS experience.

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Summary of "Evaluating the effectiveness and the impact of donated neurosurgical equipment on neurosurgical units in low and middle income countries: the WFNS experience."

Surgical practice highly depends on the availability of surgical equipment; this is particularly relevant to low and middle income countries (LMICs), where resources are limited. A key part of the efforts to improve surgical provision globally include providing affordable equipment to LMICs; however, the effectiveness and the impact of these initiatives has not yet been assessed. We aim to evaluate the WFNS neurosurgical equipment program in this context.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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