SPARC Grants | Priorities and Goals | Application information | Mentorship and Support | Selection Advisory Group | 2015 Awardees

The Selection Advisory Group

The SPARC applications will be reviewed by, and Grantees will be determined by the Selection Advisory Group (SAG), consisting of 7 experts from around the world. We are grateful for the participation of our SAG, and encourage you to read their biographies below. Note that Pfizer has no role in selection; only the Selection Advisory Committee will select applicants.

  • Fatima Cardoso, Portugal, CHAIR
  • Sanchia Aranda, Australia
  • Maira Caleffi, Brazil
  • Ranjit Kaur, Malaysia 
  • Nadia Harbeck, Germany
  • Nagi El Saghir, Lebanon

UICC Capacity Building Team

The Capacity Building Team of the Union for International Cancer Control is dedicated to improving leadership in healthcare workforce solutions, based on evidence, sharing of best practice and targeted training. As part of its mission, the team will be the primary liaison for applicants to the SPARC Grant. We encourage applicants to contact us with questions or comments by e-mail ( The Capacity Building team will manage the grants of this program, will facilitate the mentorship to grantees, and will organize events for grantees.