2021 Technical Fellowships and Bourses pour l'Afrique Francophone awarded Fellows

Public Health Fellows
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M. Kouassivi Djimédo Degnikou*, Division de la Surveillance des Maladies non transmissibles/Ministre de la Santé, de l'Hygiéne publique et de l'Accès Universel aux soins du Togo, Lomé, Togo

Host Institution: Registre du cancer du Grand Cassablanca, Morocco

Registre populationnel du cancer/ Population-based cancer registry observership

*BAF Laureate

Nermin Osman

Dr. Nermin Osman, Alexandria University Medical Research Institute, Alexandria, Egypt

Host Institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Establishment of an electronic based Alexandria Cancer Registry, Egypt

 

 

 

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Ferdinant Mbiydzenyuy Sonyuy, Reconciliation and Development Association (RADA), Bamenda, Cameroon

Host Institution: Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

Breast Cancer Screening and Patient Support Fellowship

 

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Dr. Manikandanesan Sakthivel, National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India

Host institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Designing a pre-post intervention trial to assess the impact of community health worker-led counselling and navigation on the uptake of colposcopy among non-compliant women screened positive in a community-based screening program

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Dr. Hongda Chen, National Cancer Center/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Chaoyang District, China

Host Institution: National Cancer Center Korea, Goyang-si, South Korea

Implication of risk prediction model and risk-adapted screening in colorectal cancer prevention
 
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Dr. Tamar Skhirtladze, National Screening Center, Tbilisi, Georgia

Host institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Enhancing screening services for early detection of cervical cancer in Georgia

 

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Bong'eni Chipole, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi

Host Institution: Eldoret Cancer Registry, Eldoret, Kenya 

Strengthening Lilongwe population-based cancer registry

 

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Dr. Mairead O'Connor, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland

Host Institution: Queen Mary, University of London, London, United Kingdom

Acquiring skills and capacity to examine women's acceptability of HPV self-sampling as an approach to cervical cancer screening in Ireland 

 

Jason BAKUNDUKIZE

Jason Bakundukize*, African Center for Research on End of Life Care, Kigali, Rwanda

Host Institution: Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care; Toronto, Quebec, Canada

 

Le développement des recherches sur le programme psychosocial, les soins palliatifs et la fin de vie au sein du Centre Africain de Recherche sur la fin de vie (ACREOL) au Rwanda/ Development of a psychosocial, palliative care and end-of-life  programme at the African Centre of Reseach into end-of life-care (ACREOL) in Rwanda

*BAF Laureate

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Dr Jugder Uranbolor, National Cancer Center of Mongolia, Mongolia

Host Institution: National Cancer Center Korea, S.Korea

Strengthening cancer registry and surveillance in Mongolia

 

 

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Dr. Jonas Nsengiyumva, Ministry of Public Health, Burundi

Host Institution: Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Exchange experiences with Ocean Road Cancer Institute staff on the feasibility of setting up the first oncology service center in Burundi

 

 
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Dr Javier David Benitez Fuentes, Hospital Clinico Universitario San Carlos (Hospital Clínico San Carlos), Madrid, Spain

Host Institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Investigation of breast cancer staging in low- and middle-income countries.

 

 

Research Fellows
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Karan Tanwar, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Host Institution: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Cyclotron production and processing of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) radiometals

 

Leyla Mehmetbeyli

Dr. Leyla Mehmetbeyli, National Centre of Oncology of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Host institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Oil production and risk of cancer in Azerbaijan

 

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Dr. Marharyta Smal, Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

Host Institution: Università degli Studi di Salerno, Baronissi, Italy

Identification of mutations in DNA damage response and repair genes in genitourinary cancers

 

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Dr. Anh Dinh, Vietnam National Cancer Hospital, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Host institution: Institut Curie, Research Center, Paris, France.

Observation course prepare for the phase I trial at Vietnam Cancer Research and Clinical Trials Center

 

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Dr. Sheila Coelho Soares, Instituto Nacional de Câncer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Host institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

The impact of socioeconomic status on the molecular epidemiology of esophageal cancer

 

 

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Dr Roya Dolatkhah, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Host Institution: National Cancer Institute, NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Rockville, United States

Accuracy of stool- based tests compared with colonoscopy for diagnosing colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas in northwest of Iran

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Dr. Indu Arun, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India

Host Institution: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Streamling pathology inputs for optimisation of cost, time and quality in the conduct of breast cancer clinical trials

 

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Dr. Kalirajan Arunachalam, Mulungushi University, Kabwe, Zambia

Host Institution: Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Acquiring technical skills to study anti-cancer activity of Zambian medicinial plants to develop lead drug molecules against cancer

 

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Dr. Tran Van Dung, National Cancer Hospital, Viet Nam

Host institution: National Cancer Center Korea, S. Korea.

Building basic knowledge and skills of how to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis through hand-on tutorials and practice

 

 

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Dr. Bridget Lumbwe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Global Projects, Lusaka, Zambia

Host institution: International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France.

Identifying barriers that prevent women with positive CIN2/3 LEEP margins from returning for a repeat LEEP and identifying strategies to address this low adherence to treatments

 

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Dr. Olugbende Ajayi, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria

Host Institution : Association hospitalière de Bruxelles - Centre hospitalier universitaire Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium

CD70 expression in renal cell carcinoma using immunohistochemistry: a ten-year retrospective study at the Lagos Teaching Hospital

Clinical Fellows
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Dr. Basheer Bello, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria

Host Institution: Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

Introducing Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancers to Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH)

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Dr. Garba Haruna Yunusa, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria

Host Institution: Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

Introducing Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancers to Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH)

 

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Dr. Pakhee Aggarwal, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India

Host Institution: Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada

Robot-assisted Sentinel Node Mapping in Endometrial Cancer

 

Freddy Gnangnon

Dr. Freddy Houéhanou Rodrigue Gnangnon, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, Cotonou, Bénin

Host Institution: Institut Universitaire du Cancer Toulouse, Oncopole, Toulouse, France

Renforcement des capacités en chirurgie du cancer du sein à l’Institut Universitaire du Cancer Toulouse - Oncopole: formation des formateurs/Capacity building in breast cancer surgery at the Toulouse University Cancer Institute  Oncopole: training of trainers

*BAF Laureate

Das

Dr. Abhijit Das, Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai, India

Host Institution: National Cancer Center Tsukiji Campus, Tokyo, Japan

Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques in the Management of Oesophageal and Oesophago-gastric junction Malignancies

 

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Dr. Krunal Khobragade, Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Host Institution: The Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Technique of sphincter-sparing surgery for low-lying rectal cancer

 

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Dr Sovan Dhar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

Host Institution: Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy

Developing image adapted interventional radiotherapy (brachytherapy)  skills in definitive as well as palliative management of malignancy

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Dr Coumba Gueye, Hôpital Aristide Le Dantec, Institut Juliot-Curie, Senegal

Host Institution: College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Ituku-Ozalla Campus, Enugu, Nigeria

Developing a palliative care programme at a university teaching hospital

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Dr Andrea Akinjo, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Nigeria

Host Institution: University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

PD-L1 expression in gastric cancer: a 10 year retrospective study (2010-2019)

 

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Dr Gretell Henriquez, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, Mexico

Host Institution: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Florida, United States

Implementing new technical approaches in Geriatric Oncology care in Mexico

 

 

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Dr Fatemeh Jafari, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Host Institution: IRCCS Ospedale Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria, Italy

Modern radiotherapy techniques

 

 

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Dr Eulade Rugengamanzi, Muhimbili University Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Host Institution: National Center for Radiotherapy Oncology and Nuclear Medecine, Accra, Ghana

Radiation Oncology Observership

 

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Dr Nepomuscene Ndihokubwayo*, Kamenge University Hospital Center, Bujumbura, Burundi

Host Institution: Centre Hospitalier  Universitaire de Cocody, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast

La cytologie en milieu liquide pour le dépistage précoce du cancer du col utérin/ Liquid cytology for early detection of cervical cancer

*BAF Laureate

 

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Dr Nicaise Ntahondi*, Kamenge University Hospital Center, Bujumbura, Burundi

Host Institution: Hôpital Général de Grand Yoff, Dakar, Sénegal

Renforcement des capacités en technique et diagnostics immunohistochimiques des  cancers/ Capacity building in techniques and immunohistochemical cancer diagnostics

 

*BAF Laureate

 

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Dr Eliane Ndounga*, Brazzaville University Hospital, Brazzaville, Congo-Brazzaville

Host Institution: Hôpital Général de Douala, Douala, Cameroon

Stage de perfectionnement en soins palliatifs/Refresher course in palliative care

 

*BAF Laureate

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Adjiarata Koama*, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bogodogo, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Host Institution: Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris, France

Perfectionnement en imagerie sénologique, carcinologique/Refresher course in breast cancer imaging

 

*BAF Laureate

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Dr. Edmond Ang, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Host Institution: Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

Building a framework for geriatric oncology in New Zealand

 

Last update: 
Wednesday 23 February 2022
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