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Addressing childhood cancer in resource limited countries : the need for an international collaborative effort

journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by S Rahman, Hamish HolewaHamish Holewa
With the intention of addressing the needs of children with cancer in Bangladesh, the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Canada, organised an international forum, bringing together key local decision makers and stakeholders from United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and Japan, with international childhood cancer specialists in a two day workshop, entitled 'Exploration and setting priorities for childhood cancer in Bangladesh'. The objective was to explore the incidence and nature of paediatric cancer within Bangladesh and design and implement research and intervention programs aimed at combating childhood cancer in this and other resource limited countries.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Volume

9

Issue

2

Start Page

67

End Page

68

Number of Pages

2

ISSN

0972-2556

Location

Kerala, India

Publisher

Researchman

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

BC Cancer Agency; Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health; Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR); International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research;

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Austral-Asian journal of cancer.