ecancermedicalscience

Special Issue

Cancer treatment in Africa: the importance of the role of nursing

25 Jul 2019
Anastasia Mitema, Lize Maree, Annie Young

Nurses in all aspects of oncology have a key role to play in the delivery of effective cancer care. Unfortunately, oncology nursing is not yet an established nursing subspecialty in most of Africa; six out of 22 African countries reported as having no trained oncology nurses at all. The need for more personnel and quality training programmes are an absolute necessity.

Article metrics: 238 views
181
57

Related Articles

Maria E Goossens, Marc van den Bulcke, Thierry Gevaert, Lydie Meheus, Dirk Verellen, Jean-Marc Cosset, Guy Storme
Andria Christodoulou, Jirayr Ajzajian, Dejun Su, Hongmei Wang, Zoe Roupa, Paraskevi A Farazi