Leadership in Action meetings

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The Leadership in Action meetings are the regional component of the CEO Programme, bringing together senior leaders of cancer societies, hospitals, patient groups, professional associations and other UICC members in their regions. They provide opportunities for peer-to-peer learning on regionally relevant themes, and include a multi-sectoral platform, the Public-Private Dialogue series, which invite stakeholders from the private and other sectors to contribute their perspectives on a range of cancer control topics.

To learn more about past and upcoming Leadership in Action meetings in your region, click on the map:

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Past Leadership in Action reports
Last update: 
Monday 2 August 2021
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Scaling up secondary cervical cancer prevention in the Philippines

The SUCCESS project builds upon a strong foundation of national commitment to cancer control in the Philippines, facilitating the introduction of an accessible, affordable, and achievable screening and early treatment model for cervical cancer.

Staff of the Liga Nacional Contra el Cáncer Guatemala holding up number signs to spell out WHO's 2030 targets for cervical cancer elimination: 90, 70, 90
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Bringing cervical cancer prevention to remote populations in Guatemala

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29 November 2021
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Watch auction to support global breast cancer control raises over USD 500k

A charity auction of bespoke watches organised to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October raised an impressive USD 525,000. UICC has been selected as the charity partner of the auction.

Woman undergoing cancer treatment at FUCAM in Mexico. Photo by Adán Jardón (c) UICC 2021.
24 November 2021
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Drug-resistant infections are undermining cancer care: better global data can save more lives

Closing World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November), Gemma Buckland-Merrett explains how better global data can support action to curb drug-resistant infections and save modern medicine.

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New research set to improve the lives of prostate cancer survivors

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Dr Manica Balasegaram, Executive Director of the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) and Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC
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In Conversation: The importance of antibiotics for people with cancer

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