World Cancer Leaders' Summit

World Cancer Leaders' Summit

What it is

The World Cancer Leaders’ Summit is an important annual high-level policy meeting dedicated exclusively to furthering global cancer control. The event brings together key decision makers from around the world and encourages timely debate on emerging issues related to cancer. It provides an important forum to secure a coordinated, multileveled global response to address the spiralling cancer epidemic.

Objectives

Key objectives of the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit include:

  • Raising awareness among leading decision makers to ensure cancer is a global health priority.

  • Providing a forum to exchange information and innovative ideas on how to reverse the cancer epidemic and ensure a sustainable response. 

  • Defining compelling messages to support the global call to action against cancer.

  • Creating a force which galvanises politicians and policy makers and increases cancer’s visibility on the international public health agenda. 

     

The 2013 World Cancer Leaders' Summit will take place in Cape Town, South Africa on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th November. Find out more here.