Fostering an influential cancer community with the skills, knowledge, networks and resources to achieve effective cancer prevention and control.
Through its tailored initiatives, programmes and platforms, UICC provides its members with opportunities to build their skills, learn from experts, share experiences with like-minded organisations and benefit from seed funding for their projects.
UICC harnesses the expertise of the global cancer community and its own experience of delivering learning and development opportunities for more than 50 years to respond to its members’ needs and maximise their impact in their own regions.
The UICC’s learning and development opportunities for members tackle a wide range of interdisciplinary areas and topics, including organisational leadership, national advocacy and patient engagement. Processes and modes of support are designed to best suit the different programmes and initiatives to ensure their relevance and accessibility: organisational or individual, virtual or in-person, cohort-based or on-demand.
UICC’s online learning offer has evolved over the years and now includes a dedicated eLearning platform, which hosts a range of self-paced and cohort-based online courses.
UICC has a long history of building capacity for cancer organisations globally through grant making.
Established in 1962, the Fellowships programme is one of UICC's oldest and most established initiative. Its objective is to strengthen workforce capacity in cancer control by facilitating the exchange of knowledge, expertise and technical skills in cancer prevention, early detection and diagnosis, treatment and palliative care.
UICC's organisational leadership workstream leverages UICC platforms and catalyses external expertise to build the leadership, management and organisational know-how of the UICC membership.
The Cancer Advocates programme strengthens the ability of UICC Member organisations in low- and middle-income countries to advocate more efficiently for improved cancer control.
UICC's Virtual Dialogues provide members, and the cancer community, with regular opportunities to connect, exchange knowledge, access expert insights and share solutions from the comfort of one's office or home.
The Patient Group Mentoring programme is a tailored mentorship programme dedicated to building capacity of a representative cohort of patient groups at the regional level.
UICC’s online learning offer has evolved over the years and now includes a dedicated eLearning platform hosting a range of both self-paced and cohort-based online courses.
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Self-guided online courses are available on-demand for UICC members all year-long on the UICC eLearning platform.
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