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Ethiopia is facing rapid demographical changes, and cancer is now a leading cause of death. The availability of epidemiological data is necessary to prioritize the scale-up of interventions. Post doc Solomon Memirie in GHP research group and colleagues, used population-based registry data to estimate the incidence of cancer in Ethiopia. Their findings indicates that cancer registry sites should... Read more
The report by The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems, co-authored by leader in the GHP research group Ole Frithjof Norheim, sets a new definition for “quality health systems,” and finds that improved health system quality could prevent over 8 million deaths and improve the health outcomes of millions more each year in low- and middle-income countries. The report... Read more