"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."
A $4.5 million grant from the United Kingdom’s Fleming Fund was recently awarded to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Project-Malawi to establish in-country human and animal health laboratories capable of systematic AMR surveillance.
According to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO), prostate cancer has led male cancer incidence, or new diagnoses, in 96 countries since 2012 and it is the leading cause of death among men in 51 countries.” (2019).
"The conjunction of two pandemics — the long-simmering tobacco pandemic and the COVID-19 pandemic — has created unprecedented challenges for public health and development. " Op-Ed by Adriana Blanco Marquizo, Head of the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.