UICC has a long history of building capacity for cancer organisations globally through grant making.
Since 2016, UICC has awarded close to US$ 2.5 million in grants to 100+ organisations in the cancer community, mostly in the area of women’s cancers (both breast and cervical), humanitarian assistance for cancer patients, older adults with cancer and childhood cancer.
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, UICC set up a Solidarity Fund in response to its members’ requests to bridge funding into the region to support the needs of cancer organisations struggling to assist patients affected by the conflict.
In October 2020, UICC launched a five-year Breast Cancer Programme, leveraging established UICC’s Capacity Building programmes and convening platforms.
In 2015, UICC teamed up with Pfizer Oncology to launch the Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC) MBC Challenge.
Fostering an influential cancer community with the skills, knowledge, networks and resources to achieve effective cancer prevention and control.
UICC has been supporting the continuing education of cancer control professionals through online learning since 2014.
Established in 1962, the Fellowships is one of UICC's oldest and most established portfolio of programmes.
The UICC's organisational leadership workstream is designed to provide leaders in cancer organisations at all levels with spaces to acquire new skills, and opportunities to collaborate and take action together.
UICC’s Cancer Advocates programme provides an opportunity for civil society organisations (CSOs) from low- and middle-income countries to gain the skills and knowledge to engage in national advocacy efforts for improved cancer control. The programme is available in English, French and Spanish.
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.
Launched in 2018, 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.
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