What is the Cost of Free Cleft Surgery in the Middle East?
Publication Name: World Journal of Surgery
Volume: 42, Issue: 5, Page Number(s): 1239-1247
This project explores the costs of cleft lip and/or palate (CL/CP) surgeries in Palestine and Sudan, two low and middle income countries (LMIC), in the Middle East. Our purpose is to examine the veracity of advertisements from international cleft organizations claiming that "250 US dollars (USD) covers the cost of a single cleft surgery." We hypothesize that the actual cost of surgery is greater than 250 USD.Read More View on Google Scholar