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Steering committee: Network of National Cancer Institutes and Institutions (RINC)

17/05/2016 – 18/05/2016
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan participated in the RINC steering committee in Uruguay.

Training course on colposcopy and the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) in the management of abnormal cervical cancer screening results, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

04/05/2016 – 06/05/2016
The Screening Group participated as faculty for this training course organized in collaboration with the Thai Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (TSCCP), Thailand, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

Partner Workshop: “Improving Data for Decision-Making in Global Cervical Cancer Programs”, Washington DC, USA

18/05/2016 – 19/05/2016
Mr Eric Lucas participated in this workshop jointly organized by the CDC Foundation and WHO.

Leadership training in colposcopy and advocacy for cervical cancer control, Delhi, India

04/05/2016 – 05/05/2016
Dr Partha Basu participated as a faculty member for this training course, which was jointly organized by the International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC) and IARC. The initiative received funding from the American Cancer Society.

Training course on thermocoagulation, Zambia

04/05/2016 – 06/05/2016
The Screening Group jointly organized this training course with the Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia, and the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan participated in the training of 30 Zambian health professionals.

Field visit to Sikkim and Mizoram HPV vaccine project site, India

29/03/2016 – 02/04/2016
Dr Partha Basu conducted a field visit to Sikkim and Mizoram (north-eastern India) to discuss the implementation of the follow-up protocol of the Screening Group’s multicentre HPV vaccine study.

Seminar by Dr Sujha Subramanian

08/03/2016
Dr Subramanian, Senior Visiting Scientist in the Screening Group, presented an internal seminar at IARC: “Economics of Cancer Care: Role in Formulating and Implementing Policies”.

Visit from Dr Wachara Eamratsameekool, Phanomphrai Community Hospital, Thailand

21/02/2016 – 27/02/2016
Dr Eamratsameekool received statistical guidance for the final analysis of his cervical cancer prevention database.

Presentation of the Network of National Cancer Institutes and Institutions (RINC) and discussion about the regional plan for cervical cancer control in South America

24/02/2016
Discussion with Dr Silvina Arrossi, Dr Luiz Santini, and Mr Walter Zoss about the regional plan for cervical cancer control in South America.

Visit from Professor Walter Prendiville, International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC), USA

18/02/2016
Professor Prendiville visited the Screening Group to discuss the preparation of educational materials and the training of trainers for the IFCPC/IARC Colposcopy Training.

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