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UICC Newsletter – August 2020

          www.uicc.org         Share                   UICC Newsletter August 2020 A historic milestone in the global movement to eliminate cervical cancer   The adoption of WHO's Global Strategy will help save millions of lives from a preventable cancer. UICC is providing members with resources to communicate...

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UICC Newsletter – June 2020

            UICC Newsletter June 2020 COVID-19 unmasks what cancer patients have long known: The world needs a better and more equitable health system © BCI Ghana In an op-ed published by CNN, HRH Princess Dina Mired writes about the inequities in accessing cancer care and the disproportionate burden carried by the poor and disadvantaged.   Read...

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Older cancer patients and COVID-19 – a Special Focus Dialogue

    Older adults have been particularly impacted by COVID-19. A recent UN report outlined the broader effects the pandemic has had on this population in addition to the higher mortality rates: the denial of health care for conditions unrelated to COVID-19, neglect in care facilities, trauma related to stigma and discrimination, and adverse effects on the individuals’ mental health...

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UICC Newsletter – May 2020

… UICC Newsletter May 2020   Protect a new generation from the tactics of the tobacco industry As the world marks World No Tobacco Day on 31st May, UICC expresses concern at the rise in prevalence of youth vaping and calls for the strict regulation of e-cigarettes. Read more UICC’s Virtual Dialogues: a new suite of innovative online services for members...

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Register for UICC Member Dialogue on Tuesday 26th May at 13:00 CEST

    Dear UICC member,   Last Wednesday, UICC hosted the first Member Dialogue as part of the new Virtual Dialogues series, and two more are planned this week and next. We would like to make sure that you don’t miss the chance of joining the discussion.   In the first Member Dialogue, UICC members shared their experiences in three areas: cancer services...

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UICC’s Virtual Dialogues: a new suite of online services for members

            Dear UICC members,   The cancer community is facing a wide range of challenges in its ability to come together and deliver its work, due to the shifting global dynamics. The coronavirus pandemic is placing huge demands on our resilience – whether personal, organisational or at the health system level – and UICC’s role...