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Establishing global health cancer care partnerships across common ground: Building on nuclear security, cancer disparities, education and mentorship

Dr. C. Norman Coleman delivered the presentation, “Establishing global health cancer care partnerships across common ground: Building on nuclear security, cancer disparities, education and mentorship” at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health meeting in San Francisco in April 2016.

Bringing together ongoing efforts is critical and best done with formal collaborations between existing programs, allowing for individual recognition and a range of approaches while keeping competition that can dissuade investment to a minimumPartnerships are developing among: early stage career cancer experts committed to global health; experts in the private practice sector; organizations interested in supplying refurbished equipment; oncologists addressing health disparities among indigenous populations in resource-rich countries; retirees seeking opportunities to use their skills to help the underserved; linear accelerator manufacturers; and government agencies and foundations working to eliminate dangerous nuclear material, especially in unstable countries.

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