2nd Combined Gulf Cancer Conference, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia27/03/2018 – 29/03/2018
Dr Basu participated as a keynote speaker at the 2nd Combined Gulf Cancer Conference: “Cancer Screening and Early Detection in the Gulf Region: Time to Act”.
Training course on the role of colposcopy in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer, Kolkata, India21/03/2018 – 24/03/2018
Dr Basu conducted a training course on colposcopy in collaboration with the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India.
Training course for master trainers in breast and cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and management, Bangkok, Thailand19/03/2018 – 20/03/2018
This training course, with participants from ASEAN countries, was organized in collaboration with National Cancer Institute (NCI) Bangkok and the Thai Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (TSCCP). Dr Basu and Dr Sankaranarayanan attended as faculty members.
Visit of Mrs Miyuki Uchiyama, St Luke’s International University, Tokyo, Japan26/02/2018 – 27/02/2018
Mrs Miyuki Uchiyama visited the Screening Group to discuss cancer control in Japan.
Visit of Dr Manoj Mahajan, GBH American Cancer Hospital, Udaipur, India24/02/2018 – 03/03/2018
Dr Mahajan visited the Screening Group to work on data analysis of the IMPACD project and to prepare a manuscript.
New publication: “Population-based cancer screening programmes in low-income and middle-income countries: regional consultation of the International Cancer Screening Network in India”19/02/2018
Dr Sudha Sivaram, Dr Sankaranarayanan, and colleagues evaluated the decision-making process behind population-based cancer registries, using the International Cancer Screening Network’s Regional Consultation in India as a first example.
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New publication: “Tackling cancer burden in low-income and middle-income countries: Morocco as an exemplar”19/02/2018
Dr Sankaranarayanan and colleagues discussed the challenges in the implementation of a national cancer control plan in a low- and middle-income setting, using Morocco as an exemplar.
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Training course for master trainers in cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment, Barshi, India12/02/2018 – 16/02/2018
This training course, with participants from Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Morocco, and Senegal, was organized in collaboration with the Lalla Salma Foundation and the Tata Memorial Centre Rural Cancer Project, Nargis Dutt Memorial Cancer Hospital (NDMCH), India.
Training course for master trainers in cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment, Durban, South Africa06/02/2018 – 09/02/2018
Dr Basu conducted a training course in VIA, cryotherapy, and thermal ablation in collaboration with the PRI Group and was supported by WHO.
Visit of Dr Hamideh Salimzadeh, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran04/02/2018 – 25/02/2018
Dr Salimzadeh visited the Screening Group to work on the protocol of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Project in Tehran Province.