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Our members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.
About our members

Current UICC membership comprises more than 1,133 member organisations in 171 countries and continues to grow.

Our network brings together cancer leagues and societies; research institutes; treatment centres, hospitals, scientific and professional societies; ministries of health, public health agencies; and patient support organisations to shape cancer control on a global scale.

UICC membership growth throughout the years
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“The Report represents an outstanding example of how UICC, through its 1,000 strong members, is able to provide a unique civil society perspective on national successes and major challenges that remain in meeting the World Cancer Declaration targets. As a cancer control and prevention focused organisation WCRF International is particularly excited to have been able to provide input for this strategic report.”

Kate Allen, Executive Director, Science & Public Affairs
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“The Swiss Cancer League is proud to have joined forces with UICC as it has enabled us to network with the global cancer community, access capacity building opportunities, and advocate to drive progress for cancer control.”

Kathrin Kramis-Aebischer, CEO


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24 June 2019

The Francophone African Cancer and NCD communities meet in Dakar

From 12 to 14 June Dakar became a regional hub for cancer control and NCDs with a series of events focusing on strengthening and mobilising civil society in Francophone Africa.

Cary Adams, CEO of UICC and Bjorn Albrecht, Mckinsey’s Partner and Head of the McKinsey Cancer Center, shaking hands at the 11th Annual McKinsey Cancer Congress Series Symposium at ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. McKinsey & Company (McKinsey) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in support of UICC’s flagship leadership development initiative, the CEO Programme.
4 June 2019

UICC and McKinsey agree to collaborate on capacity building of cancer organisations

4 June 2019 | The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with McKinsey & Company (McKinsey) to foster future collaboration and strengthen leadership capacities of cancer organisations.

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30 May 2019

World Cancer Day 2019 mobilises government leaders: The third "Governments in Action Report" released

On the heel of the 72nd World Health Assembly, the World Cancer Day 2019 Governments in Action report has been published. 

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23 May 2019

The power of data to drive progress on Universal Health Coverage

23 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland – Universal Health Coverage will not be possible without reliable data on births, mortality, health service coverage and other elements. Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) co-hosted a well-attended side event on this topic at the 72nd World Health Assembly.

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22 May 2019

UICC urges WHO member states to accelerate action on cancer to fulfil the promise of UHC

22 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland – WHO Member States agreed three resolutions on universal health coverage on the third day of the 72nd World Health Assembly. They focus on: primary healthcare, the role of community health workers, and the September UN General Assembly high-level meeting on UHC.

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21 May 2019

UICC called for further investment in prevention, early detection, treatment and palliative care - 72nd World Health Assembly

21 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland - Discussions kicked off in earnest today, with Member States examining the WHO’s budget for 2020-2021 as well as the new framework Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization has proposed to analyse how effectively WHO and Member States are meeting their goals. While the proposed budget includes a 5% increase in funding for NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases), it is not clear where and how this will be divided up across the new WHO structure.