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Towards the development of an effective technology transfer model of wheelchairs to developing countries.

Authors
  • Pearlman, Jon
  • Cooper, Rory A
  • Zipfel, Emily
  • Cooper, Rosemarie
  • McCartney, Mark
Type
Published Article
Journal
Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
1
Issue
1-2
Pages
103–110
Identifiers
PMID: 19256173
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

While most efforts to provide wheelchairs to developing countries are helpful, we show that expansion of the manufacturing and globalization model to provide wheelchairs may be necessary if the supply will meet the demand.

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