- Date and time Mon 25 Nov 2019 from 8:00am to 6:00pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Oncology
Watch a multidisciplinary faculty of prominent speakers from around the globe discuss the importance of effective cancer control in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) and highlight the magnitude of the disparities and issues that currently exist.
First-hand accounts of healthcare professionals working in these settings will share experiences to increase awareness on global cancer collaborations that currently exist, improve understanding of the challenges to delivering cancer care, and provide a forum to discuss future strategies to improve global cancer control.
- Build collaborative networks between LMIC, UK and globally
- Address the global disparity in cancer care through collaborative networks
- Promote learning and sharing through practice and data-sharing across the globe
- Advocate for improvement in global cancer control and learn how to become further involved in this field
- Create a global grassroots network for cancer control in LMIC
- Provide an opportunity for attendees to showcase their work in this field
Key international healthcare organisations including THET and Kings Health Partners will be represented.
To book for the event in London, at the RSM, please visit www.rsm.ac.uk/cancerlmic
View the programme
Dr Nazima Dharsee, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Ms Beatrice Wiafe Addai, Professor Groesbeck Parham, Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Zambia, Dr Ajay Aggarwal, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Guy's Cancer - Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Warren Phipps, Medical Director, Uganda Cancer Institute and Fred Hutchinson Centre Cancer Alliance, USA
Dr C.S. Pramesh, Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India, Dr Bhawna Sirohi, Director, Medical Oncology, Max Institute of Cancer Care, New Delhi, Professor Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Deputy Director and Head of Cancer Surgery, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India, Professor Anil D’Cruz, President-elect Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and Ms Gitika Srivastava, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Navya Network