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Visit of Mrs Miyuki Uchiyama, St Luke’s International University, Tokyo, Japan

26/02/2018 – 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, India

24/02/2018 – 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.
View the publication.

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.
View the publication.

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

12/02/2018 – 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 Africa

06/02/2018 – 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 Iran

04/02/2018 – 25/02/2018
Dr Salimzadeh visited the Screening Group to work on the protocol of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Project in Tehran Province.

Internship: Mr Kossi Dovénê ABALO, University Lyon I, France

01/02/2018 – 31/07/2018
Mr Abalo completed a 6-month internship within the Screening Group as part of the second year of his master’s degree in the field of public health. He was involved in the CanScreen5 project.

Training course on colposcopy and treatment of precancers, Kolkata, India

27/12/2017 – 30/12/2017
The Screening Group organized this training course in collaboration with the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata, for gynaecologists from India (Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Sikkim, and Udaipur) and Burundi.

Training course for local doctors in cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and management, Barshi, India

16/12/2017 – 17/12/2017
This training course, with 60 medical practitioners from Trivandrum, India was organized in collaboration with the Regional Cancer Cencer (RCC) and the IARC Screening group coordinated by Dr Richard Muwonge, Dr Rajaraman Swaminathan and Dr Devasena Anantharaman. This course introduced epidemiology and medical statistics training programme for oncological clinicians in India.

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