"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."
The Papua New Guinea Cancer Foundation (PNGCF) is a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) formed to improve the coordination of cancer education across Papua New Guinea (PNG). As mandated by the Papua New Guinea National Department of Health to focus on public health as the first pillar of the cancer control continuum. The PNGCF conducts education and awareness programmes that educate on cancer prevention and encourage healthy lifestyle choices among Papua New Guineans.
The foundation has conducted workshops in over 7 provinces across the country, since establishment in 2014, through various programme support, raising awareness on the importance of cancer prevention and early detection. These important messages have reached Papua New Guineans in primary and secondary schools, business houses and community groups in the urban and rural parts of the country.