Technologies for global health

Peter Howitt, Ara Darzi, Guang-Zhong Yang, et al., Eds.: The Lancet Commission; The Imperial College, (2012)

Collaboration between The Lancet and Imperial College London, UK, has resulted in a new Commission, which examines how medical technology should best be used to improve health in low- and middle-income countries. The report concludes that in many cases, medical technology—almost exclusively developed in rich countries—is simply inappropriate for use in poorer nations


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