"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."
More than 290 international, national and regional cancer organisations around the globe, including the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and UICC launched a Joint Letter on Covid-19 and Cancer on the occasion of the World Health Day, 7th April 2021.
The immediate implementation of tobacco control policies at the highest level could prevent 19·8% of lung cancer cases in men and 23·2% of lung cancer cases in women in Europe over the next two decades.
Nearly half of Kenya’s populace live in poverty and struggle to get access to basic health care services and medical treatment particularly those living in the rural communities and densely populated areas such as slums.
An international population-based modelling study reported these figures in an upcoming edition of The Lancet Regional Health – Europe.