In Health Care | The More Equipment Myth

From Emergent Africa Mon Feb 18 2013, 11:00:00

From Mozambique, Dhairya Pujara writing in Makeshift:

There's a myth that more equipment will improve healthcare in rural areas. But there's no lack of medical equipment here--in fact quite the opposite. Hospitals often have hundreds of thousands of dollars of donated technology, sitting unused.

Image courtesy of Makeshift

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