• Child4Child - We Are One

    World’s Children Raise their Voices against Childhood Cancer

    International Childhood Cancer Day take place every year on 15 February. This year, children around the world are forming a supergroup to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

    Childhood Cancer International, a member of UICC, is an umbrella organisation currently representing 177 parent-led childhood cancer organisations in 90 countries. On 11 January they launched...

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    Call to host the World Cancer Congress in 2020 and 2022

    UICC Members are invited to host the leading conference on knowledge transfer in cancer control, and raise their country and region profile amongst the global cancer and health community.

      Expressions of interest to be submitted by Friday 25 March 2016 Bid documents to be submitted by Friday 9 September 2016                                   With 2.1 billion opportunities to see,...

  • World Hepatitis Alliance - Tools for Change webinar series

    The World Hepatitis Alliance presents the 'Tools for Change' webinar series

    Register today for webinar series to enhance the power of patient advocacy.

    The World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) presents Tools For Change, a three-part webinar series aimed at educating and up skilling viewers on various aspects of advocacy and the tools needed to effectively...

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    World Cancer Day 2016 was a great success

    A big thank you to all of you for your help and support 

      We were really impressed and thrilled to see all the activities that took place on and around World Cancer Day 2016. We were very pleased with the excellent pick up of the "We can. I can." theme...

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    World Cancer Day 2016 – Global Press Release

    Millions to take action against the world’s most deadly disease

    Thursday 4 February 2016 – World Cancer Day: Geneva, Switzerland – Cancer will kill more than eight million people worldwide this year, which is equivalent to the entire population of New York. Half...

  • WCD2016 - Talking Hands

    Join the ‘Talking Hands’ activity to raise awareness for World Cancer Day

    Looking for a simple but impactful way to be part of World Cancer Day? The ‘Talking Hands’ social media campaign to support World Cancer Day is now live.

    To encourage not only organisations and corporates to mark the Day but also individuals, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) – the custodians of World Cancer Day – has launched a social...

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    From Australia to Brazil SPARC awardees make their mark on World Cancer Day

    One year since the launch of the SPARC MBC Challenge 20 organisations in 18 countries are now starting their important work and are using World Cancer Day to share their messages.

    On World Cancer Day 2015 UICC, supported by Pfizer, launched the Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community SPARC Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge to support initiatives worldwide that...

  • Every woman, Every child for World Cancer Day 2016

    Every Woman Every Child Toolkit World Cancer Day 2016

    “Towards a Cervical Cancer Free World”

    On 4 February, the international community will rally around World Cancer Day – an annual day to raise awareness about cancer and promote ways to ease its growing global burden. While there is no...

  • EML Call for Contributions

    UICC online consultation - call for contributions is now open to feed into next cycle of updates to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

    Submit your contribution to feed into the next cycle of discussions with WHO and contribute to the 2017 decision making

    The WHO has published its full report of the 20th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines containing the 2015 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and a dedicated...

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    2016 World Cancer Congress - Preliminary Programme Revealed

    The Congress preliminary programme is now available online!

    It will accommodate 80 multidisciplinary sessions across the five tracks and about 400 international cancer and health experts who will explore and discuss the drivers of change in cancer control and...