Building on its commitment to breast cancer and supporting members to extend their reach and impact, UICC will launch a free, six-month Project ECHO® course this October 2020, providing online training to cancer organisations around the world.
The ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) model uses a web-based telementoring programme to enable best practice sharing through combined case-based and didactic learning.
The course will be based on the Knowledge Summaries for Comprehensive Breast Cancer, a reference tool for breast cancer policymakers, administrators, clinicians and advocates.
With the objective of improving breast cancer outcomes in lower-income settings, this Project ECHO® breast cancer control course will provide participants with opportunities to:
UICC members leading or planning to lead breast cancer-related activities are strongly encouraged to apply over the course of summer 2020. Introductory Project ECHO® sessions will be held in September as preparation for the start of the course. The formal sessions will begin in October 2020 and conclude in April 2021. They will take place through bi-monthly Zoom calls.
Applications are open from the 30th June until 28th August 2020.
Selected organisations will be notified in September 2020.