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UICC's 2016 World Cancer Congress in Paris

Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Carla Ford
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ISNCC organized two sessions at the 2016 World Cancer Congress, hosted the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), in November in Paris, France.

ISNCC President Stella Bialous chaired the session, “Strengthening the oncology nursing workforce in LMICs to address the growing cancer burden” which featured panelists Julia Downing (International Children's Palliative Care Network), Erik van Muilekom (European Oncology Nursing Society) and Winnie So (Asian Oncology Nursing Society).



 ISNCC also partnered with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation for the session titled, “Building partnerships to meet the UN SDG’s health targets: the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s experience” at the congress. This session was chaired by Catharine Grimes of the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and features the panelists Celina Schocken (Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon – USA), Serafina Mkuwa (MEWATA – Tanzania), Long Fei (Shanghai Xintu - China), Iveta Nohavova (Eastern Europe Centre of Excellence on Nurses and Tobacco Control - Czech Republic) and Nicoleta Mitrea (Hospice Casa Sperantei - Romania).