In this month's newsletter, get ready for World Cancer Day 2014 with some ideas of activities, take advantage of a special discount price for the World Cancer Congress 2014 and much more.

UICC Member Newsletter - Dec 2013

Membership Survey 2013: Working with members

This year was marked by a milestone for Membership: the 2013 Survey. UICC undertook this exercise to better understand how we can serve you, our members – and your needs and expectations.

We received an overwhelming number of responses. Out of the 792 organisations invited to take part, a total of 312 completed surveys– giving us a strong response rate of 39% (well above the industry standard). All segments of our membership and all regions of the world were widely represented which make the results even more valuable. This is a testament of your commitment and we couldn’t be more thankful. These responses provide us with the basis for targeted actions in the next two years.

We were particularly pleased that the UICC ‘Purpose Statement’ is very strongly supported by our membership base. We are happy to know that we can all stand together behind this powerful statement:.

“We unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.”



On 18 November 2013 a refreshed World Cancer Declaration was launched at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Cape Town, South Africa. The Declaration now contains 9 targets and the following overarching goal: “There will be major reductions in premature deaths from cancer, and improvements in quality of life and cancer survival rates.”


World Cancer Day 2014 - Members' Toolkit NOW AVAILABLE!

4 February 2014 is just around the corner and we've just released the Members' Toolkit to help you plan your activities for World Cancer Day 2014. Click here to download it!


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Opportunities for Members

The UICC is proud to announce the launch of the UICC Workshops Programme. The Workshop aims to facilitate capacity building in key areas with linkage to UICC priority areas and World Cancer Declaration targets in low- and middle-income countries.



Read about the 2013 World Cancer Leaders' Summit – UICC Partners Events and how UICC and its Partners are fighting the cancer epidemic through effective strategic partnerships


World Cancer Congress 2014

Exclusive short term offer: register for AU $250 only for the 2014 World Cancer Congress, which will be held on 3 – 6 December 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.


Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings and warm wishes for the New Year from UICC


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