"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda."
The UICC Solidarity Fund for Ukraine has now reached over USD 1 million in contributions. Donations are still welcome and UICC will announce soon how the funds will be attributed. Read more here about actions by UICC members.
UICC continues its series on delivering cancer care in zones of unrest by looking at how the National Cancer Control Foundation in Yemen is trying to limit the impact of six years of war on cancer services and resources.
Cancer organisations operating in zones of political instability and civil unrest deal with almost unthinkable challenges over and above those usually encountered by those providing cancer services in low-resourced settings.
A Lancet Oncology article estimates the cost of maintaining essential services for Syrian refugees in three key host-countries during and after the coronavirus pandemic. UICC offers a Q&A with the authors.