Roche Expert Discusses Key Approaches To Address Global Threat Of Cancer
World Economic Forum: How the world can gear up for the fight against cancer
Sarbani Chakraborty, lead for health systems capacity at Roche, discusses key approaches for addressing the global threat of cancer, including preventing what is preventable; eradicating tobacco usage; immunizing populations; promoting healthy lifestyle choices; strengthening primary care; integrating primary, secondary, and tertiary services; investing in care; and making effective policies and ensuring they are implemented. Chakraborty also discusses the importance of cross-sector collaboration, writing, “The continuing rise of cancer is inevitable. However, if we embrace the key pillars of preparedness and work together in close collaboration, we can offset its impact on millions of people around the world” (4/18).