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Efficiency & Equity for Universal Health Care Coverage Praia, Cabo Verde 11 – 13 June 2018 150 attendees from Brazil, Senegal, Portugal, Cabo Verde, Angola & Mozambique gathered together to discuss the challenges & possible solutions in the PALOP countries. Patronised by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Arlindo de Rosario of Cabo
23-25 February 2018 The conference focused on the discussion of current diagnostic issues and management of breast cancer, including reconstructive surgery. At the end of the conference a focus group considered and recommended African and country-based guidelines for pathology reporting, data management and care of breast cancer patients. Participation from AORTIC included, Prof Sulma
Banjul, The Gambia 25 February – 2 March 2018Click edit button to change this text. 58th Scientific Meeting of WACS. Theme of the Meeting: Global Surgery Implementation for West Africa. Sub Themes: “Health Care Financing Innovations for training and Human Development of Human Resource for Health in West Africa.” - Health Care Financing -
AORTIC is saddened to learn of the passing of one of its Founders, James F. Holland, M.D, on March 22, 2018. Dr James Holland, together with his wife Dr Jimmie Holland, nurtured AORTIC to promote cancer control and palliation in Africa for more than 25 years. He will be sorely missed by AORTIC.
The AORTIC meeting at AACR took place on Sunday April 2nd 2017 between 5:30 to 8:30 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Centre. The program objective was discuss/propose strategies to overcome the infrastructure and human capacity challenges of conducting basic, translational, and health services research in Africa. Another objective was to provide a networking forum
January 17-18, 2017, Cape TownAORTIC and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) partnered to present a Workshop on “Capacity Building for Cancer Research in Africa” in Cape Town, from January 17-18, 2017.The two organizations joined efforts to present a workshop designed to facilitate improved expertise, resources, and infrastructure that can lead to impactful investigator-initiated
AORTIC-ASCO Meeting June 4th, 2016, 6 to 9:30 pm, Hilton Chicago AORTIC Road Map to Cancer control in Africa: Strengthening AORTIC North America. Strengthening Partnership and Collaboration The AORTIC ASCO 2016 meeting took place on June 4th during the Annual ASCO meeting in Chicago . The meeting was entitled AORTIC Road Map to Cancer control
25 – 27 MAY 2016 Saw 150 delegates from the PALOP (Portuguese speaking countries in Africa) meet to discuss “Cancer as a public health problem in Mozambique – should it be prioritized” including international speakers from UK, Brazil & North America. This meeting was a collaboration between & supported by AORTIC & the Mozambican
16 April 2016, New Orleans The AORTIC AACR 2016 meeting took place on April 16th, 2016 in New Orleans during the Annual AACR meeting. The meeting was entitled “Overcoming Cancer Research Challenges in Africa: New Realities, New Vision”. The program objectives were to discuss/propose strategies to overcome the infrastructure and human capacity challenges of