Achieving health equity in cancer care in the Philippines

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Published: 10 May 2023
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Dr Rey Arturo Fernandez - Graduate School of Business, Makati City, The Philippines

Dr Rey Arturo Fernandez speaks to ecancer about achieving health equity in cancer care among Filipinos. In the Philippines, many cancer patients experience difficulty in accessing global standards of cancer care.

Dr Fernandez says that this paper highlights the economic burden of cancer in the Philippines and the saliency of identifying low-value interventions. The paper also covers the adverse effects of decentralised healthcare.

Dr Fernandez concludes by providing suggestions to address the challenges of achieving health equity in cancer care.

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