Coronavirus (678) Cancer care in the time of COVID-19 (6) Zambia

29 May, 2020

A new article from a cancer centre in Zambia illustrates how implementation of pragmatic strategies in a lower-middle income country to prevent COVID-19 transmission has served as a springboard to improve cancer services beyond the pandemic. The strategies include establishment of a local taskforce, increased education and facilitation of good hygiene practices, staff training, patient triaging, improved patient scheduling, remote review of patients and establishing a virtual platform for meetings.

Read the open access article here https://ecancer.org/en/journal/article/1051-zambias-national-cancer-cent...

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