Category: Knowledge management

The future of cancer information and dissemination in developing countries

Access to information is described by some as “a human right”. The solution to delivering such an ideal is now within our grasp. Whereas content on the internet has exploded in volume and heterogeneity of subject material, the “access” has been blocked by economic and to a lesser extent technological constraints. the latter are dissolving as the margins between developed and developing countries blur.

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Ignorance is not Strength: the need for a Global Evidence Base for Cancer Control in Developing Countries (old)

In the Introduction to his pamphlet Common Sense published in 1776, Thomas Paine wrote “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right”1. This is demonstrably true when it comes to the marshalling of published evidence relevant to cancer control in low- and middle-income countries.

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