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Implementing new health initiatives in low-resource environments

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Published: 04.06.17
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Prof Sana Al Sakhun - Jordanian Oncology Society, Jordan

Prof Sakhun speaks with ecancer at ASCO 2017 about the hurdles to deploying new oncology initiatives in low income and low resource regions.

Highlighting the forecast data on cancer incidence globally, she describes uneven distribution of funding, staff, and infrastructure as barriers to delivering adequate cancer care to a growing patient population.

Prof Sakhun also highlights the changing distribution of patients, noting the burden of refugees on already-strained healthcare systems,  and how tobacco control initiatives have slowed disease incidence in some nations while it increases in others.

Prof Sakhun encourages political and social engagement by all stakeholders in healthcare, including co-operation between social and industry partners, to find international solutions for local problems.

 

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