Background and Context:
Today a key role on early diagnosing of pediatric oncological diseases of professional societies in undoubted.
To present a role of National society of pediatric hematologists and oncologists (NSPHO) in early diagnosing of pediatric oncological diseases and educational work.
NSPHO – biggest society of pediatric hematology and oncology in Eastern Europe with more than 650 participants that covers 80% of all hem/onc physicians in Russian Federation. Strategy of NSPHO – effective educational programs to increases the quality of medical help for patients.
NSPHO have the following educational programs: “Far regions” – unique project of costless educational seminars in regions for pediatric hematologists and oncologists, pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, etc. “Treat together” – non-commercial program of trainings during 1 month in leading pediatric hem/onc Centre in Russia (The Federal Research Centre of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology named after Dmitriy Rogachev) for pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric surgeons, pathologist, etc. These programs realized with financial support of foundations. Effectiveness control with help of special questionnaire performed.
Outcomes/What was learned:“Far regions” program realized during last 4 years. More than 50 regions of Russia was visited. More than 6.000 physicians became participants of seminars. Program “Treat together” realized last 2 years, more than 100 specialists passed training with the help of these program. The experience of these programs showed the real effect – decreasing the number of cases of late diagnosing and unsuccessful treatment. This experience is unique.