"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."
Action for Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to constantly and consistently work towards achieving the European guidelines for quality assurance in breast cancer screening and diagnosis in Malta and Gozo. The Foundation is committed to acquiring the necessary accreditation to set up The Breast Unit within the new oncology centre at Mater Dei Hospital
The Foundation is committed to fighting this disease and since 2007, it has and continues to undertake the following action in order to achieve results:Lobbying political entities for the provision of breast screening programmes and medical services relating to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Organizing local training courses in all aspects of breast awareness and the needs of women with breast cancer.Offering educational support by taking part in and attending local and foreign conferences.Raising funds to acquire the latest hospital equipment.Collaborating with other organisations in order to increase levels of breast awareness to further our Foundation’s outlined aims.