As part of the national activation of Treatment for All, UICC member organisations are invited to express their interest in becoming one of the selected organisations to receive targeted and one-on-one support to enable them to unite with national-level civil society in their country, identify key advocacy priorities in line with the global Treatment for All advocacy campaign, and effectively engage government towards addressing inequities in their contexts and countries. In so doing, Country Champions become leaders of the global Treatment for All movement.
Country Champions should meet the following criteria:
UICC is committed to working with Country Champions to build capacity for advocacy, through the provision of relevant tools, mentorship and expertise. Country Champions will be paired with Mentors, as well as UICC staff, to support their successful progress through the Treatment for All online course and in-person workshop at the 2019 WCLS. Following this, Country Champions should be prepared to launch their own national Treatment for All campaigns for World Cancer Day 2020.
UICC commitments to Country Champions include:
|Oct. 1 - Nov. 30 2018||Country Champions submit expressions of interest|
|Jan. 2019||Selection of Country Champions|
|Feb. 4 2019||Announcement of 20 Country Champions on World Cancer Day|
|May - Aug. 2019||Treatment for All online course|
|Oct. 14-16 2019||World Cancer Leaders’ Summit and in-person workshop|
|Feb. 4 2020||Launch of national Treatment for All advocacy campaigns on World Cancer Day|