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Developing Country List

The following countries are eligible for the International Visiting Surgeon Fellowship and International Developing Countries Membership. “Developing Countries” are defined as low-income and lower-middle income economies as determined by the World Bank:

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Democratic Republic
  • Congo, Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt, Arab Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia, The
  • Ghana
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Democratic Republic
    (North Korea)
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lao PDR (Laos)
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia, Federal States
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank and Gaza
    (Palestine)
  • Yemen, Republic
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe



Source: World Bank, low-income and lower-middle income countries current 2018 fiscal year
(http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups)

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