The UICC and the Cancer Council Australia are pleased to announce the award of two McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Fellowships of AU$ 15,000 each. The awardees are:
Mr Vuyile Dumisani Dlamini, Legal Advisor in the Ministry of Health, Mbabane, Swaziland
Ms Halina Samulenka, Legal Advisor & Deputy Director for the EAFO Educational & Research Centre “Eurasian Oncology Program”, Moscow, Russian Federation
Congratulations to both!
The aim of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Fellowship is to provide opportunities for lawyers working in cancer control to develop their skills and expertise by working on projects of interest to them during a maximum 3-month placement at the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, in collaboration with McCabe Centre and Cancer Council Victoria staff, and academic and other McCabe Centre collaborators.
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates, preferably from low or middle income countries, must have an academic qualification in law and relevant professional background. The candidate should have the ability to demonstrate how the proposed fellowship will contribute to cancer control nationally, regionally or internationally.
These Fellowships are funded by the Cancer Council Australia and the UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowship scheme.
To learn more about the UICC - McCabe Initiative: http://www.mccabecentre.org