Scientific letters

Twinning in paediatric oncology - an African experience

D C Stefan, S Shalongo, R Ribeiro


Developing twinning programmes in paediatric oncology between African countries is possible, encouraging and rewarding. The development of centres of excellence in Africa could serve as a means of disseminating the knowledge and channelling international support for the surrounding countries in their effort to cure children’s cancer.

Authors' affiliations

D C Stefan, Stellenbosch Univ. & Tygerberg Children's Hosp.

S Shalongo,

R Ribeiro,

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Twinning; Africa; Paediatric oncology

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(1):28.

Article History

Date submitted: 2011-09-01
Date published: 2011-12-14

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