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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.

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