Guidance for those wishing to donate medical equipment to hospitals and health clinics in developing countries.
Hospitals in many low-income countries rely significantly on donations of medical equipment. These donations are made with the best of intentions, however, the outcomes are not always positive. This toolkit includes good practice guidance for each stage of the donation process, from initial discussions between donor and recipient about what is required to after donated equipment arrives, is installed and ready for use.
How to donate responsibly in 7 steps:
1. Deciding whether or not to donate
2. Planning the donation
3. Supplying the Equipment
4. Verifying the Quality & Safety of the Equipment
5. Storing, Packing & Shipping the Equipment
6. Receiving the equipment
7. Putting the equipment into service