Executive Summary: Addressing the rising burden of cancer in Colombia: Challenges & Opportunities


The aim of the Integrated Cancer Control Initiative in Latin America (ICCI-LA) study is to help improve Colombia’s response to the rising burden of cancer, as part of its Constitutional commitment to health as a human right and its efforts to expand universal health coverage. The objectives of this report are to discuss the overall context of the Colombian health system, with an emphasis on cancer, present major health system challenges identified by stakeholders, and identify policy options as suggested by the leading experts involved in the ICCI-LA study.

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26 April 2021

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