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This course is intended as a brief overview of issues to consider when donating medical equipment.

For more in-depth guidance, we would recommend the following resources:

Note that the WHO guidance is very detailed, but they include five indicators of suitability, which are useful to consider:

  • The equipment is appropriate to the setting.
  • The equipment is good quality and safe.
  • The equipment is affordable and cost-effective.
  • The equipment is easy to use and maintain.
  • The equipment conforms to the recipients policies, plans and guidelines.

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Medical Equipment Donations to Low Resource Settings

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