Achieving optimal cancer outcomes in East Africa through multidisciplinary partnership: a case study of the Kenyan National Retinoblastoma Strategy group.

@article{Hill2016AchievingOC,
  title={Achieving optimal cancer outcomes in East Africa through multidisciplinary partnership: a case study of the Kenyan National Retinoblastoma Strategy group.},
  author={Jessica A. Hill and Kahaki Kimani and A. White and Faith Barasa and Morgan Livingstone and Brenda L. Gallie and Helen Dimaras},
  journal={Globalization and health},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          23
        }
}
BACKGROUND Strategic, interdisciplinary partnerships are essential to addressing the complex drivers of health inequities that result in survival disparities worldwide. Take for example the aggressive early childhood eye cancer retinoblastoma, where survival reaches 97 % in resource-rich countries, but is as low 30 % in some resource-limited nations, where 92 % of the burden lies. This suggests a need for a multifaceted approach to achieve a tangible and sustainable increase in survival… CONTINUE READING
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