"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."
International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)
The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC), founded in 1984, has the following members:
- National cancer nursing societies
- Regional cancer nursing societies
- Oncology institutions
- Individual cancer nurse practitioners, researchers, and educators
Globally, ISNCC has over 60,000 cancer nursing members.
ISNCC is a non-governmental member of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations UN DPI NGO and is affiliated with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).
Mission - The mission of ISNCC is to maximize the role of nurses to reduce the global burden of cancer.
Vision - As a global nursing community, ISNCC fosters the improvement of health, through cancer control.
ISNCC is currently focusing on the following strategic directions.
- Building coalitions and partnerships
- Influencing health policy and cancer control awareness internationally
- Advancing and applying knowledge
- Developing and engaging cancer nurse leaders