Choosing Wisely campaigns in Africa

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Dr Fidel Rubagumya - Rwanda Military Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda

Dr Fidel Rubagumya presents his talk at Choosing Wisely Senegal 2022 on lessons learned from Choosing Wisely campaigns in Africa.

He describes the Choosing Wisely initiative as aiming to encourage a dialogue between physicians and patients, as well as a dialogue with policymakers who are responsible for cancer care in different Sub-Saharan countries in Africa.

Dr Rubagumya summarises the 10 key Choosing Wisely recommendations for oncologists.

He also outlines some of the barriers in implementing the Choosing Wisely guidelines in Africa.