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Table 3 Challenges of STMM organized by frequency of mentions by respondents

From: Ghanaian views of short-term medical missions: The pros, the cons, and the possibilities for improvement

Challenges of STMM in Ghana Code Freq %
Language as a challenge for volunteers 16 21.6
Undermining local knowledge and expertise 12 16.2
Pressure on host to provide support services 10 13.5
Fraudulent qualifications, poor skills and lack of Experience 9 12.2
Making wrong diagnosis 8 10.8
Unusable medical equipment and supplies 8 10.8
Personality conflict 6 8.1
Professional inferiority complex 3 4.1
Frustration due to poor equipment 2 2.7
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