Improving women’s health in low-income and middle-income countries. Part II: the needs of diagnostic imaging
The emerging challenges in female health are especially relevant in low-income and middle-income countries, where insufficient human and logistical resources limit access to proper healthcare. These challenges are related to disease spectrum, human resources, and socioeconomic, sociocultural, infrastructural, and academic disparities 1,2. Access to adequate healthcare is even more difficult in rural versus urban areas; for many sub-Saharan countries, greater than 80% of the population is rural.