"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites 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."
The ICCP Portal is a one-stop stop for cancer prevention and control planning. It hosts topic-specific networks across the cancer care continuum that identifies best practices, key resources and gaps in those fields.
As Programme Committee Co-chair of the World Cancer Congress, Terry Slevin discusses ways in which the 2018 World Cancer Congress can be recognised as an award winning congress and the effect money has on the cancer world.
Del 18 al 19 de abril, C/Can 2025 será la sede de su primer Encuentro Regional Latinoamericano en Montevideo, Uruguay. En esta reunión, expertos líderes en finanzas de la salud de América Latina y de todo el mundo se reunirán con los líderes de la ciudad de C/Can 2025 de Cali y Asunción para analizar soluciones financieras para la atención y el tratamiento del cáncer en la región.
On the 18-19 April 2018, C/Can 2025 will host their first Latin American Regional Meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay. This meeting will see leading health finance experts from Latin America and around the world come together with C/Can 2025’s city leaders from Cali and Asunción, to discuss financing solutions for cancer care and treatment in the region.
We would like to invite you to nominate candidates for the UICC Board of Directors[i] and UICC President-Elect. This is an exciting opportunity for members, as by nominating candidates, you get to form a team that will represent you and will provide strategic direction to the organisation for the next two years.
This year’s theme of World Health Day is on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and signifies the growing global movement to ensure that all people can get quality health services, where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship. As cancer is now the second leading cause of death globally, addressing the needs of people with cancer is essential to achieving UHC.
World Cancer Day 2018 was especially momentous as it was the final year of the ‘We can. I can.’ campaign. Over the past three years, the campaign has been empowering everyone – as individuals and as a collective - to play their part in reducing the impact of cancer.
As the programme for the 2018 World Cancer Congress takes shape, Amanda Pomery, Director of Support & Community Outreach for Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia, recalls how past Congresses have had a lasting impact on her development.