Commitment to Action

Cancer de Mama en América Latina

Commitment by

Mexican Health Foundation

In 2008, the Mexican Health Foundation, along with partners such as the Carso health Institute, committed to generating evidence and increasing awareness among women, health care providers, and policy makers about the challenge of breast cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a program budgeted at $1,800,000 over two years.
Since making this commitment in September of 2008, more than a dozen national and international fora have been organized, a full issue of the journal Salud P?blica de M?xico was published along with two papers in Reproductive Health Matters, an informational panel was organized at the Harvard School of Public health, and an online course was offered to 100 physicians and nurses with the National Institute of Public Health.

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Commitment

Cancer de Mama en América Latina

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$1,800,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, MEXICO, PANAMA

Commitment by

Mexican Health Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Harvard School Of Public Health, Sonia Ortega, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Jim Y. Kim, Harvard Medical School, American Cancer Society, Hector Arreola, Rebeca Moreno, Roberto Tapia, Carso Health Institute, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Mexfam Salud Para Tu Familia, Lucy Manchester, National Institute Of Public Health, Eduardo Lazcano, Ksenia Koon, Gustavo Nigenda, Julie Gralow, Mexican Health Foundation