The role of the workforce in implementing Choosing Wisely in cancer care

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Published: 29 Jun 2023
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Dr Nazik Hammad - Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, Kingston, Canada

Dr Nazik Hammad presents her talk on the ‘role of the workforce in implementing Choosing Wisely in cancer care’ at the "Choosing Wisely Nigeria 2023” congress, held on the 30th of March 2023.


She begins her talk by exploring the current reality of cancer cases in LMICs.



She outlines the quality problems by underusing and overusing supportive measures as well as the misuse of cancer care. 

She explores the harm of these quality problems as well at the potential cause.



She concludes by discussing an action plan involving professional development, HP & postgraduate training, e-learning and collaboration with other healthcare professionals.