by The Welthi Bureau
National Cancer Institute, USA team lead by Dr. Edward Trimble, Director, Center for Global Health (CGH), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is visiting Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute to discuss:
1. Cancer collaborations
2. Science Communication and Public Engagement
3. Other areas of mutual interest.
During their visit, the delegation has interacted with management and doctors of BIACH&RI. They also visited various facilities and were briefed about activities of BIACH&RI. This was followed by a presentation by Dr. Edward Trimble on glocal cancer scenario and way forward. On this occasion members of BIACH&RI has falicitated the members of visiting delegation.
Later interacting with media, Dr Edward Trimble has revealed that they are looking forward to have tieup with institute like Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital in India. While stressing need to undertake joint research projects to understand country specific patterns of cancer and its spread among the population.
Further eloborating on deliberations carried out today Dr TS Rao, Medical Director, BIACH&RI has hoped that joint research will enable to fine tune treatment methods and options to suit a condition that exists in a country. He also stressed upon in understanding local conditions, behavavioural patterns of disease before adopting some thing that is discovered in other nation. While pointing out in incresing number of breast cancer cases in recent times while decrease in number of cervical cancer due to increased hygene, life style changes need to understood at local levels.
Both of them hoped that such interactions between organisations working with same motives in difference countries will definitely benefit public at large and hoped that such collaborations will move towards positive outcomes.
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