[Policy Review] Cancer control collaborations between China and African countries

March, 03, 2024 | Select Oncology Journal Articles

Over the past decade, China has emerged as Africa’s largest trade partner and source of foreign direct investment, with public health ranked as a top priority in China–Africa collaborations. During the same period, cancer has emerged as a leading cause of death in Africa, with more than 700 000 deaths per year and projections of more than 1 million deaths per year by 2030. In this Review, we explore the effects of increasing China–Africa collaborations on cancer control in Africa. We review the published literature on health-care assistance, research, education and training, and infrastructure and present the results of an institutional review board-approved survey of African oncology health-care professionals and institutional leaders that assessed their perception of the effects of China–Africa collaborations.

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