The toll of death and suffering from cancer in developing countries has increased sharply in recent decades. So has the disparity in the allocation of resources for cancer care and control between rich and poor countries. A special panel at the 2010 annual Clinton Global Initiative addressed this growing and overlooked public health crisis.
The panel was held on September 22, 2010. Watch it on the player below.
Participants of the panel include:
- Charles-Patrick Almazor, Director, Public Sector Partnership, Artibonite Department, Partners In Health
- Lance Armstrong, Founder and Chairman, LIVESTRONG
- Paul Farmer, Co-Founder, Partners In Health; Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti
- Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN
- Felicia Knaul, Director, Harvard Global Equity Initiative; Founder, Cáncer de mama: Tómatelo a Pecho
- HRH Princess Dina Mired, Director General, King Hussein Cancer Foundation
Follow the live online discussion for this panel on Twitter using #cgi2010.