UICC members regional meetings

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The UICC members regional meetings are dedicated platforms for UICC members to discuss new approaches and practices at regional levels, in line with the Congress' capacity building and educational objectives.

Call for Collaborative initiatives to be presented at regional meetings

UICC members from all regions are invited to enter our call for collaborative initiatives for a chance to be selected to present at their corresponding regional meeting that will take place during the Congress in Kuala Lumpur:

  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Eastern Mediterranean
  • Europe, including the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
  • Latin America
  • North America

The call runs until 8 June, and the best two inititiatives will be selected and announced in the following weeks.

Preference will be given to innovative examples of multisectoral collaboration - civil society, industry, government working together at a national, regional or international level to address a fundamental gap in cancer control. The initiative should also be replicable in other settings and conducted by at least one UICC member.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, collaborative initiatives must:

  • Be relevant to cancer control
  • Be conducted by at least two organisations (including at least one UICC member)
  • Initiative should be ongoing or concluded in the past two years (after January 2016)

If your collaborative initiative corresponds to the above characteristics, please submit your proposal here below.

Regional leads

View the leads for each region who kindly endorsed the initiative and will be profiling it amongst our member organisations. 

Should you have any questions, please contact the UICC Capacity Building team: regionalCB@uicc.org

Submit your proposal


Benefits for UICC members participating in the regional meetings
  • Be selected to showcase your successful initiative in front of your peers and other experts in cancer control from your region
  • Be featured on the list of submitted collaborative initiatives to be shared with +1000 UICC members around the world
  • Be recognised as a prominent voice in cancer control in your region
  • Benefit from high exposure through WCC/UICC social media and online platforms
!New - UICC Award for the best collaborative initiative

As of April, UICC members will also be able to enrol to win the UICC Award of the best collaborative initiative. The awards are a new UICC initiative that recognises the oustanding work of UICC members around the world. The award ceremony will be taking place during the UICC General Assembly on Congress day 2 - Tuesday 2 October.



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