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Advances in information systems
Discover the digital ecosystems we support in our cities, allowing global and local experts to share best practices and turn research into innovative cancer care approaches.
I saw firsthand how the inter-institutional navigation system developed in Kigali has improved cancer care for patients. The digital platform makes it much easier for navigators to coordinate patient care. MSD is proud to support City Cancer Challenge’s digital health initiative
The success of everything depends on human beings. You can have the best of systems, developed by the best developers, but it all ends with the end user.
The adoption of structured reporting standards in Kumasi will improve the quality of cancer diagnosis, reduce turnaround times and eventually lead to optimised and timely treatment decisions for better outcomes, as well as raising the bar in terms of the quantity and quality of data in the Cancer Registry.
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Strengthening health service delivery
Providing technical expertise to support the planning, design and implementation of quality assured and standardised cancer care solutions.Learn MoreHealth service delivery
Developing health workforce capacity
Strengthening the skills, instincts, abilities, processes and resources that cities need to deliver quality cancer diagnosis, treatment and care.Learn MoreHealth workforce capacity
Catalysing health financing
Supporting the development of smart, data-driven investment strategies and providing tools to support local decision makers in allocating resources and leveraging opportunities for external funding.Learn MoreHealth financing
Strengthening leadership and governance
Connecting and activating stakeholders to build an enabling environment for sustainable cancer care solutions including policy and regulatory changes.Learn MoreLeadership and governance