Autumn 2014 Workshop Winners Announced

Autumn awardees of the newly launched Workshop programme congratulated


UICC has had the pleasure of making 6 workshop awards in 2014 with an investment of over 145,000 USD. We are delighted to announce the following winners for the Autumn Selection:

  • Awardee: Pain Relief and Palliative Care Society, Hyderabad
  • Title: Improving access to opioids for cancer pain management in Regional Cancer Centers in India
  • Awardee: International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Title: To train Moroccan master trainers in screening and treating cervical cancer
  • Awardee: Sudan Federal Ministry of Health
  • Title: Cancer registry training workshop
  • Awardee: International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Title: IARC Cancer Registration Course for Russian-speaking Participants

Further details on the winners can be found here.

Based on a workshop review in 2013 the applications process was changed to a fixed call format and refocused for support of workshops with impact in cancer control. After a successful pilot at the end of 2013, 2014 has been instrumental to establish, shape and optimize this new format. The second call of this year doubled the number of applications proving the high interest and need in this type of training.

News on individual awards and workshop outcomes is reported on the website and in our series of fellowship newsletters (

You can already read updates from the two Spring workshop award winners here: Nurse education in Georgia and Palliative care in Africa

Our next big team activity is the World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia (December 03-06). We hope to meet many of you there. The next application deadline for workshops will therefore be March 1st , 2015.

Last update: 
Monday 8 September 2014