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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 is key

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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12 January 2022
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UICC online learning offer in 2022

UICC is launching a number of self-guided courses as well as new Master courses for UICC members to support the continuing education of cancer control professionals.

Kirsty Brown, diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 26, is now cancer-free and advocating for girls to be vaccinated against HPV. Image from the film Conquering Cancer, which is being made available for free in LMICs for World Cancer Day to raise awareness about cervical cancer prevention.
21 January 2022
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Conquering cervical cancer on World Cancer Day

To celebrate the 2022 World Cancer Day campaign theme of “close the care gap”, the film Conquering Cancer will be made available for free to organisations in low- and middle-income countries.

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19 January 2022
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How cancer control planning can help close the gap in cancer care

Essential instruments for reducing a country’s cancer burden, national cancer control plans often do not include vulnerable populations and suffer from a lack of implementation. The ICCP-ECHO programme offers LMICs a way forward.

Princess Dina Mired, UICC President (2018-2020) with cancer advocates and Dr Tedros, DG of WHO, and H.E. Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of Kenya, at Walk the Talk, Geneva, 2019. Photo by Thomas Omondi.
18 January 2022
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The moonshot of eliminating cervical cancer is within reach

For the first time in history, an end is in sight – but vaccines for the HPV virus play a critical role. Opinion article by UICC's Immediate Past President, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, in The Telegraph.

C_Can_Funcancer patients and volunteers convening in Cali, Colombia in November 2019-Santiago Esteban
17 January 2022
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UICC welcomes the addition of two new cities to the City Cancer Challenge

UICC is thrilled to learn that Arequipa in Peru and Nairobi in Kenya will now benefit from the support of C/Can in developing innovative, sustainable and equitable quality cancer care.

Young woman standing behind and embracing an older woman in a wheelchair, both wearing masks. Photo by Adán Jardón (c) UICC 2021
9 December 2021
Blog

Together we can close the care gap: human rights, UHC and cancer care

Improving cancer control and providing access to life-saving services for all populations are steps towards Universal Health Coverage and support the right to health for all.
By Dr Cary Adams, CEO of UICC.

Woman undergoing cancer treatment at FUCAM in Mexico. Photo by Adán Jardón (c) UICC 2021.
24 November 2021
Blog

Drug-resistant infections are undermining cancer care: better global data is key

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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20 January 2022

Lancet analysis highlights need for urgent action to address antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections

Source: The Guardian
17 January 2021

For the first time in history, an end is in sight – but vaccines for the HPV virus play a critical role. Editorial by former UICC president, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan.

Source: The Telegraph
16 January 2021

Dr Miriam Mutebi is president of the Kenya Society of Hematology and Oncology, chair of the Commonwealth Task Force for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer and sits on the board of directors of the Union for International Cancer Control.

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