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Title: Evidence-informed frameworks for cost-effective cancer care and prevention in low, middle, and high-income countries
Authors: Kalipso Chalkidou
Patricio Marquez
Preet K. Dhillon
Yot Teerawattananon
Thunyarat Anothaisintawee
Carlos Augusto Grabois Gadelha
Richard Sullivan
NICE International
The World Bank, USA
Public Health Foundation of India
Thailand Ministry of Public Health
Mahidol University
Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz
King's Health Partners
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2014
Citation: The Lancet Oncology. Vol.15, No.3 (2014)
Abstract: Evidence-informed frameworks for cost-effective cancer prevention and management are essential for delivering equitable outcomes and tackling the growing burden of cancer in all resource settings. Evidence can help address the demand side pressures (ie, pressures exerted by people who need care) faced by economies with high, middle, and low incomes, particularly in the context of transitioning towards (or sustaining) universal health-care coverage. Strong systems, as opposed to technology-based solutions, can drive the development and implementation of evidence-informed frameworks for prevention and management of cancer in an equitable and affordable way. For this to succeed, different stakeholders-including national governments, global donors, the commercial sector, and service delivery institutions-must work together to address the growing burden of cancer across economies of low, middle, and high income. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 14745488
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2011-2015

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