Leadership training in colposcopy and advocacy for cervical cancer control, Delhi, India04/05/2016 – 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, Zambia04/05/2016 – 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, India29/03/2016 – 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 Subramanian08/03/2016
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, Thailand21/02/2016 – 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 America24/02/2016
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), USA18/02/2016
Professor Prendiville visited the Screening Group to discuss the preparation of educational materials and the training of trainers for the IFCPC/IARC Colposcopy Training.
Data Providers’ Workshop: “Second Report on Cancer Screening in the European Union”16/02/2016 – 17/02/2016
The Screening Group organized this workshop to facilitate the preparation of the Second Report on Cancer Screening in the European Union.
Course: “Orientation Programme on Cervical and Breast Cancer Early Detection and Control”, Directorate General Of Health Services (DGHS), Dhaka, Bangladesh13/02/2016 – 15/02/2016
The Screening Group organized this training in collaboration with the DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka; and the WHO Country Office in Bangladesh. The main topics were cervical cancer early detection and control (with 100 gynaecologists), breast cancer early detection and control (100 surgeons), and an introduction to cancer early detection and control (114 health service programme managers).
Course: “Continuing Medical Education on Breast Cancer Management”, Ambilikkai, India05/02/2016 – 06/02/2016
This course on breast cancer management was organized in collaboration with Christian Hospital Ambilikkai and the Cancer Control Foundation of India, Pollachi.