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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.

Training course on the role of colposcopy in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer, Colombo, Sri Lanka

23/08/2016 – 24/08/2016
The Screening Group organized this course for medical officers and nursing officers at colposcopy units in collaboration with the National Cancer Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, and the WHO Country Office in Sri Lanka.

The First International Conference on Cancer Control for Health Equity: “Cancer Control in All Policies”, Thailand

03/08/2016 – 05/08/2016
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan gave a presentation during the conference, which was organized by the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand.

Departure of Ms Evelyn Bayle, Project Assistant

We wish Ms Bayle all the best in her retirement after many years of service in the Screening Group and other groups at IARC.

“Lancet Oncology” review article: Challenges in breast and cervical cancer control in Japan

The Screening Group is pleased to announce this publication. The abstract is available through PubMed.

Arrival of Ms Cecile Le Duc, Project Assistant

Ms Le Duc is involved in various Screening Group projects, in particular the HPV vaccine trial in India and several randomized controlled trials.

IARC 50th Anniversary Conference

07/06/2016 – 10/06/2016
The IARC Screening Group, with many of our field collaborators, was happy to celebrate IARC’s 50th anniversary at this landmark conference, titled “Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes, and Avenues to Prevention”.

Project staff training for the follow-up phase of the two- versus three-dose HPV vaccine clinical trial in India

22/05/2016 – 29/05/2016
The principal investigators (PIs) and programme/field managers from Ahmedabad, Ambilikkai, Barshi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mizoram, Mumbai, Pune, and Sikkim actively participated in this training course organized by the IARC Screening Group vaccine project team.

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