23 May - Join us at our Personalised Cancer Care Alliance Side Event at WHA 76

19 May, 2023

Personalised Cancer Care (PCC) Alliance

Dear HIFA,

We invite you to join us at our Side Event at the 76th World Health Assembly ‘Amana upon our shoulders – Call to adoption and integration of personalised cancer care in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region’.

Co-hosted by the Personalised Cancer Care (PCC) Alliance, International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) and PhRMA MEA, the Side Event will take place on Tuesday 23 May 2023 at 7pm (CEST) at the Novotel Genève Centre (Geneva, Switzerland) and will also be broadcasted online. Welcome drinks and nibbles will be served from 6:30pm - 7:00pm and a buffet dinner from 8:30pm - 9:30pm CEST.

The session will explore the need for personalised cancer care within health systems in the Eastern Mediterranean Region to ensure we have a predictive, preventative, participatory, personalised and pre-emptive (5 Ps) cancer care based on the PCC Alliance position paper on personalised cancer care in the Eastern Mediterranean [https://www.iapo.org.uk/sites/default/files/PCCAlliance_PCC%20in%20EMR_P... launched earlier this year.

The Side Event speakers are:

Hon. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, Egypt

Dr Ahmad AbdElAlim, Executive Director, Presidential Women Health & Cancer Programs, Ministry of Health and Population - Egypt

Dr Asmus Hammerich, Director, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Dr Guy Fones, Head, Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs, World Health Organization

Dr Ibtihal Fadhil, Founder & Chair, Eastern Mediterranean NCD Alliance

Jenelle Krishnamoorthy, Vice President, Head of Global Public Policy and International Affairs, Merck

Kawaldip Sehmi, CEO, International Alliance of Patients' Organizations

Dr Sawsan A.S. Al Madhi, Advocacy Advisor, AlignnEficient Health Consultancies CO LLC

Dr Sonali Johnson, Head - Knowledge, Advocacy and Policy, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

You can register for the Side Event and find out more about the Alliance on the official webpage here. [https://www.iapo.org.uk/node/15612]

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