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Ophira Ginsburg: Reimagining cancer research in Africa
Nov 6, 2023, 22:32

Ophira Ginsburg: Reimagining cancer research in Africa

Ophira Ginsburg, shared the following on Twitter:

“Reimagining cancer research in Africa.

Hands down one of the most thought-provoking sessions I’ve attended in any cancer conference.

Hope others capture some key points but here is one:

We need more capacity-listening, capacity-sharing…”

Source: Ophira Ginsburg/Twitter

Ophira Ginsburg is a Canadian medical oncologist, humanitarian, and global cancer advocate. Currently, she is the Senior Scientific Officer and Senior Advisor for Clinical Research at the US NCI’s Center for Global Health. Formerly based at the University of Toronto, Canada, she was a Medical Officer at the World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and has served as an ad hoc consultant to several UN agencies. She is the co-chair of The Lancet Commission on Women and Cancer. In 2022, Dr. Ginsburg won the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Humanitarian Award.