HCG Enterprises is the Largest Cancer Care Network in South Asia with 15 centers across India and Sri Lanka. It treats 28,000 new patients every year. It is a successful physician-led initiative with over 350 doctors being empaneled as partners.

The Christian Mission hospital or “Masiha Aspatal” situated in Chamba (6000 square feet above sea-­‐level) is the only private hospital with surgical facilities and full time surgeon for Tehri Garhwal district and also for the neighbouring district (Uttarakashi) and parts of other neighbouring district.

This case study describes the services provided and current funding structure of the Hospital de Câncer de Barretos (HCB), an internationally renowned oncology and research institute based in the countryside of the state of São Paulo, Brazil.