Cancer  Control 2021


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05  Introduction


06  Cancer Control interviews Dr Andre IIbawi, WHO’s Technical Officer for Cancer Control 

André Ilbawi, MD, Technical Officer, Cancer Control; Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Division of Universal Health Coverage (Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases) and World Health Organization 

Global Cancer Initiatives

11 The strengths of partnerships in addressing AMR for better cancer care outcomes

Shalini Jayasekar Zurn, UICC; Sonali Johnson, UICC; Helle Aagaard, ReAct Europe; Carina Alm, Norwegian Cancer Society; Jon Kirknes, Norwegian Cancer Society and Anna Zorzet, ReAct Europe

16 The SIOP Global Mapping Programme: What we are learning and how it will benefit paediatric oncology care, support and families across Africa
Neil Ranasinghe, SIOP Global Health, International Society of Paediatric Oncology, London, UK; Joyce Balagadde Kambugu, Paediatric Oncology, Uganda Cancer Institute, Kampala, Uganda; Lorna Renner, Department of Child Health, University of Ghana; Kathy Pritchard-Jones, University College London (UCL) and Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London, UK; Alan Davidson, Paediatric Haematology-Oncology Service, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; Maria El Kababri, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children’s Hospital, Rabat, Morocco; Korede Akindele, The Dorcas Cancer Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria; Eric Bouffet, Paediatric Neuro-Oncology Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Julia Challinor, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; Laila Hessissen, Paediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit of Rabat, Mohamed V University, Rabat, Morocco; Jennifer Geel, Division of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

24 The development of global cancer networks in a time of pandemic, decolonization and climate change   

Mark Lodge, Executive Director INCTR UK, Convenor London Global Cancer Week (LGCW) Oxford UK; Kim Diprose, Independent consultant, UK Global Cancer Network; Richard Cowan, Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Christie School of Oncology, Manchester UK; Susannah Stanway, Medical Oncologist, London Global Cancer Week (LGCW) Steering Committee UK; Danielle Rodin, Director, Global Cancer Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Canada; Rebecca Morton Doherty, Director, Policy and Global Impact, City Cancer Challenge Switzerland and Annie Young, Emerita Professor of Nursing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK

28 Updating the economics of the “War on Cancer”: False metaphor and faulty economics

Smita Srinivas, India Lead and Co-Investigator, the Innovation for Cancer Care in Africa Project (ICCA), The Open University, Milton Keynes UK and the National Centre for Biological Sciences-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCBS-TIFR) Bengaluru, India.

Research and Development

34 Women’s cancers: do variations in patterns of care explain the worldwide inequalities in survival and avoidable premature deaths? The VENUSCANCER project
Dr Claudia Allemani, Professor of Global Public Health, Cancer Survival Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

40 The importance of ancestry and diversity in cell line collection and analysis for people of African ancestry

Simone Badal, The University of the West Indies, Mona

Regional Perspectives

46 Cancer control in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Ibtihal Fadhil, President, Eastern Mediterranean NCD Alliance

49 Confronting inequitable access to health commodities for the acceleration of cervical cancer elimination goals within the Commonwealth
Dr Janneth Mghamba, Health Advisor, Commonwealth Secretariat; Emily Gilmour, Health Research Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat; Yunus Mohammed, Executive Director, SAPAM; Victoria Rutter, Executive Director, Commonwealth Pharmacists Association and Layne Robinson, Head of Social Policy Development, Commonwealth Secretariat

53 Addressing the need for palliative care in Nepal – the building of a hospice and palliative care education centre in Kathmandu
Max Watson, Consultant, Palliative Medicine Western Trust, Director of Project ECHO at Hospice UK; Patricia Newland, Executive Director, The Challenge Fund and Local Radio Presenter on Current Affairs, UK; Rajesh Gongol , Vice Chancellor, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Founding President Hospice Nepal and Stuart Brown, Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand


INCTR Updates

58 Mission, organization and achievements

62 INCTR Branches

63 INCTR Governing Council and partner institutions in developing countries 

64 Partners: Past and present


Cancer Control 2021