Commentary on: low-cost mesh for inguinal hernia repair in resource-limited settings

@article{Kingsnorth2011CommentaryOL,
  title={Commentary on: low-cost mesh for inguinal hernia repair in resource-limited settings},
  author={A. Kingsnorth and Ravindranath Tongaonkar and Oluyombo A Awojobi},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={491-494}
}
Governments and donor organisations have consistently given priority to sanitation, immunisation, children’s health, women’s health and human immunodeWciency virus (HIV) treatment when funding healthcare in resource-limited countries. This has caused a serious impact on surgical health in rural areas where poverty is endemic and more than 80% of the household income is spent on food. In this setting, healthcare is a luxury. Ozgediz et al. concluded that there is tacit global acceptance for… CONTINUE READING

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