Category: Global cancer policy-making

Building capacity for cancer control in the lesser-resourced world – factors influencing success, value and satisfaction

Building capacity for improved health care and cancer control in lesser-resourced countries is necessary and urgent. While acknowledging that vital contributions can be made in disaster relief, opportunities for cooperation and collaboration to build system capacity in settings of chronic insufficiencies are highlighted.

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Context-relevant guidelines in cancer care: breast cancer early detection, diagnosis and treatment in low- and middle-income countries

Resource constraints in developing health systems require difficult allocation decisions to optimize cancer outcomes. Cancer care guidelines developed in high-income countries have limited utility in developing countries, because many of the resources described in the ideal health care delivery system are unavailable or unaffordable, making it unclear where to begin in creating a realistic and sustainable cancer control strategy.

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AMR Control 2018