INCTR (International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research) is a non-profit organisation whose founder members are the International Union against Cancer and the Institut Pasteur, Brussels. The goals of the organisation are to assist in controlling cancer in developing countries through the development of infrastructure for cancer treatment and research. INCTR emphasizes international collaboration and works to improve communication among the wide range of professionals and volunteers working to control cancer throughout the world.
This handbook has been created by INCTR’s PAX Program, the aim of which is to help improve the delivery of good quality palliative care in resource poor areas. Their strategies are threefold:
◊ Collaborative efforts to develop regional palliative care centers at various key institutions which work with INCTR
◊ The provision of expert consulting and advisory services to national and regional governments
◊ The promotion of good generalist palliative care practice amongst oncology and other professionals through clinical guidelines, workshops and other means
Please visit their official website here.