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Global Health Catalyst Summit Harvard /
Better education about breast cancer treatment in Africa

24th - 26th May 2019

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Published: 05.06.19
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Dr Beatrice Wiafe-Addai - Peace And Love Hospital Breast care International, Accra, Ghana

Dr Beatrice Wiafe-Addai speaks to ecancer at the Global Health Catalyst Summit 2019 at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts about breast cancer in Africa.

She begins by highlighting some of the common problems faced in Africa regarding breast cancer, including cultural and religious attitudes. She describes some ways they are trying to change the misconceptions surrounding the disease.

Dr Wiafe-Addai outlines some of the great progress she has experienced so far, and the importance of collaboration.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation