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A Multiorganization Approach to Improving Palliative Care in Honduras

Lisa Kennedy Sheldon

Constance Dahlin

Shail Maingi

Jose Sanchez

palliative care, low-income countries, global partnership, palliative care nursing, interprofessional collaboration
ONF 2017, 44(1), 11-14. DOI: 10.1188/17.ONF.11-14

Since 2011, oncology nurses and physicians in the United States have been volunteering in Honduras with the International Cancer Corps (ICC), organized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), in partnership with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO). In this article, the authors will summarize the work of the ASCO/HVO ICC teams that developed educational programs with local partners to improve cancer and palliative care in Honduras.

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