Establishing an MGH/Harvard-Botswana partnership

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Outreach is an important part of the mission of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and our department.

A robust working collaboration between the Harvard community and Botswana has existed for over a decade through the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP).As a result of a year's worth of planning and leveraging connections between MGH and BHP, our team visited Botswana in February and in September of 2012. The purposes of these trips were to explore the possibility of a long-term collaboration with the Botswana cancer care system and to assess their current cancer care infrastructure.

We were privileged to visit with the Botswana Ministry of Health, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone Private Hospital, Botswana-Harvard Partnership, University of Botswana, Cancer Association of Botswana, and the US Embassy.

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