African Access Initiative

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Published: 18 Nov 2022
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Jennifer Dent - BIO Ventures for Global Health, Seattle, USA

Jennifer Dent speaks to ecancer about the African access initiative. The initiative has five core objectives; to deliver medical technologies that are high quality, more affordable, sustainable and demand driven by African oncologists, and to strengthen the healthcare infrastructure.

The initiative also provides appropriate training and education to African oncologists and works towards advancing African research and representation in the international community.

They also work with regional NGOs in Africa that drive patient advocacy.

She then discusses the work they have done so far in improving cancer control in Africa and their plans.