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Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) meeting for the HPV vaccination study to evaluate the effectiveness of one, two, and three doses of quadrivalent HPV vaccine in preventing cervical neoplasias

10/01/2017 – 12/01/2017
The meeting took place at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Bahrain Breast Cancer Forum & Workshop

07/01/2017 – 08/01/2017
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan attended the Bahrain Breast Cancer Forum & Workshop in Bahrain.

Departure of Dr Diama Vale, Post-Doctoral Fellow

08/09/2014 – 22/12/2016
Dr Vale returned to Brazil after completing her 2-year fellowship within the Screening Group.

Training course for staff of the Improving Access to Control of Diseases for Women (IMPACD) study, Udaipur, India

04/12/2016 – 05/12/2016
Drs Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan and Partha Basu trained the local staff in Udaipur on the field implementation of the protocol for the IMPACD project.

Seminar: “Pragmatic Strategies for Breast Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”, Silchar, India

Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan delivered this seminar as the Hospital Day Oration at the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Silchar, India.

Expert consultation to scale up cancer care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt

27/11/2016 – 28/11/2016
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan participated in this expert consultation organized in collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.

National workshop on cervical prevention and control in Viet Nam

08/11/2016 – 10/11/2016
Dr Partha Basu attended this workshop organized in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Viet Nam.

Stakeholder workshop on cervical cancer programme in Bangladesh

06/11/2016 – 07/11/2016
This meeting was organized by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh, and consisted of a 2-day workshop on cervical cancer.

Visit from Dr Ranajit Mandal, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India

03/10/2016 – 28/10/2016
Dr Mandal visited the Group and received statistical guidance for the analysis of his dataset on cervical cancer screening.

Training course for master trainers in cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and management, Barshi, India

20/09/2016 – 24/09/2016
This training course was organized in collaboration with the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Research. Participants included 14 trainees from Morocco and 4 trainees from Gabon.

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