Cancer leaders call for innovations that advance equitable care

COVID-19 learnings must Inform attempts to address inequities

26 October 2021, Boston, MA—Global cancer leaders have called for an urgent and comprehensive look at ways to advance health equity, using lessons learned from COVID-19 over the past 20+ months. The 2021 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit, a gathering of global cancer leaders that convened this week for the first time since the pandemic began, concluded with a strong call to address inequities in cancer care. Attendees urged other health care leaders, nonprofit organisations and governments across the world to focus and collaborate on efforts to increase equity.

Resource Information
Type of Resource: 
Press release
Author: 
UICC
Publish Date: 
26 October 2021
Language: 
English
Last update: 
Friday 29 October 2021
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