Argentina's first public brachytherapy unit hits medical technology development mark:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Argentina's public health system has installed its first brachytherapy unit. The equipment was acquired at a cost of Peso1.16m ($370,000) and installed at the national oncology institute Angel Roffo, part of the Buenos Aires National University (UBA), in the capital. The acquisition is being branded not only as a direct improvement in cancer care through better access to innovative technologies, but is also significant as evidence of the ongoing improvements in the public healthcare system generally, following the economic difficulties of recent years.