Grants

Capacity-building in low- and middle-income countries

UICC Workshops enables capacity building in key topics with linkage to UICC priority areas and World Cancer Declaration targets in low- and middle-income countries.

Changes to the UICC Workshops Programme

Due to the overwhelming demand from previous application rounds for UICC Workshops, UICC has temporarily changed the process and will prioritise to fund high quality applications received through previous rounds. 

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Target candidates The target of the workshops will be appropriately qualified cancer professionals who work in official bodies, cancer institutes, professional associations, clinics or hospitals in low and middle income countries.
Duration There is no limiting criteria related to the duration of the training
Available 3-5 grants per round
Maximum value US$ 30,000 each
Application closing dates 1 March 2015
Notification of results May 2015
Objectives
  • UICC Workshop grants support training workshops that lead to capacity building in low- and middle-income countries in key topics with linkage to UICC priority areas and World Cancer Declaration targets. Projects are evaluated based on their anticipated impact on cancer control activities at local or regional levels as well as on the career path and professional development of the participants. International collaborations are preferred.
Evaluation
  • Submitted projects should demonstrate exceptional quality and appropriate length and cost
  • Projects should have strong linkage with UICC priority areas and World Cancer Declaration targets
  • Training should focus on low and middle income countries as defined by the World Bank
  • There should be clear anticipated impact on cancer control activities at local or regional level
  • There should be anticipated impact on career path and professional development of participants
  • Suitability and quality of training experts
  • International component of the proposal leading to collaborative network creation
Preference
  • Preference will be given to projects focusing on cancer policy, cervical cancer, palliative care, paediatric oncology and registry development.

Instructions and forms to apply, can be found in the "Related Files" box in the right hand column.