This course was developed by UICC as part of its Breast Cancer Programme, in partnership with the US National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health and the Breast Health Global Initiative. It includes material from various Project ECHO® groups working on cancer, including the Project ECHO on breast cancer control, the ICCP Project ECHO and the Cancer in Africa Project ECHO.
This Master course will be delivered over 4 modules with approximately 1 hour required per module. In addition to the recorded content, there will be live sessions featuring breast cancer experts where participants will have the opportunity to connect and learn from each other. The course schedule including an overview of the course content and a list of the course contributors is available in the course syllabus below.
This course is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE). On completion of the course participants will be awarded a certificate worth 4 CME credits.
"Project ECHO has guided our team to plan the implementation of our project in a more systematic manner. I am hoping to make a significant impact in our geography to promote early breast cancer presentation and diagnosis."
- Participant from the Project ECHO for breast cancer course, 2021
The more carefully a project is researched, planned, and designed, the more likely it is to reach its objectives and produce positive outcomes for cancer patients. Learning about the essential phases of project research, design, management, and evaluation will enable course participants to draft and implement strong breast cancer projects.
In this course, participants will learn how to find recommendations for breast cancer interventions that are relevant to the resources available to them, conduct preliminary research, plan projects and monitor their outcomes.
By following this course, participants will be able to:
The course will be particularly valuable for individuals working in the following roles:
This course will be delivered exclusively in English.
Applications for this course will remain open until 1 November at 10am CET.