A Model of the Unmet Need for Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

@article{Carlson2016AMO,
  title={A Model of the Unmet Need for Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries},
  author={Lucas Carlson and Barclay T. Stewart and Kristin Ward Hatcher and Charles Kabetu and Richard Vanderburg and William P. Magee},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={2857-2867}
}
There is a significant unmet need for the cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) ; however, country-level estimates that can be used to inform local and international cleft care program strategies are lacking. Using data from Operation Smile surgical programs in twelve LMICs and country-level indicators from the… CONTINUE READING