"Training to Better Care" The Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa include Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Principe, which form an interstate organization known as PALOP. These PALOP countries, gathered at the 9th AORTIC International Conference in Durban, South Africa, and decided to work together. From this moment, the PALOP Oncology Group was created.
Dr Chioma Asuzu received the IPOS 2020, Jimmie Holland Memorial Award. This award honours an IPOS or psycho-oncology community member recognized for making a unique contribution considered to be a highly creative or pioneering innovation or activity that advances the field of Psycho-Oncology. The award is unique in its recognition as Jimmie Holland as a
Prof Raphael Kalengayi Mbowa AORTIC is saddened to learn of the passing of Prof Raphaël Kalengayi Mbowa (RMK) on April 19th 2020 in Belgium. Prof Kalengayi was born on October 22, 1940 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Prof Kalengayi was President of AORTIC from 1989-1991. He was an accomplished Pathologist. He was Head of
OAFLAD and AORTIC Calls on African Leaders to Take Urgent Action towards Elimination of Cervical Cancer OAFLAD and the AORTIC membership recognises that actions to eliminate cervical cancer will uniquely benefit women and communities in the African region due to the high incidence, high incidence to mortality ratio and growing burden in this region, particularly
BGICC 2020 The 12th Breast - Gynaecological & Immuno-oncology International Cancer Conference took place in Cairo, Egypt on 9 & 10 January 2020. The AORTIC President, Dr Bello Aboubakar, gave a presentation during the conference. The conference was attended by approx. 3,000 delegates from Africa & the Middle East. In addition, AORTIC hosted an exhibition