EquityCancer-LA

URosario

Colombia

CSC-FSJD

Spain

PUCE

Ecuador

UCHPH

Dinamarca

Improving equity in access to early diagnosis of cancer: implementation research in different healthcare systems of Latin America

Project description

EquityCancer-LA is a research project whose objective is to evaluate the contextual effectiveness of the implementation, with a participatory approach, of a multi-component integrated care intervention in improving early diagnosis of cancer in public health service networks in Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.

EquityCancer-LA builds on the previous work of the Equity-LA (2009-2013) and Equity-LA II (2013-2019) projects that analysed access to care and interventions for improving integration of care in Latin America, and extends them to early cancer diagnosis.

Financing

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 956226 of call SC1-BHC-17-2020, Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases - Cancer Prevention and/or Early Diagnosis.