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“We Can I Can”: Joining Forces to Win the Global Battle against Cancer

“We Can I Can”: Joining Forces to Win the Global Battle against Cancer

11 February 2016

The critical need for bold action against cancer was highlighted at an IAEA high-level panel on 9 February to mark World Cancer Day. This commemoration each year is an opportunity for the world to unite and raise its voice against the growing burden of cancer. Stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors, political leadership, innovation, increased awareness and sustained financing are needed to counter this expanding health and development crisis, the panel concluded. The event was held under the patronage of the First Lady of Austria, Margit Fischer. Read more →

IAEA high level events stress the need for united and sustained efforts to tackle the cancer crisis worldwide

IAEA high level events stress the need for united and sustained efforts to tackle the cancer crisis worldwide

04 February 2016

Vienna, 3 February 2016 – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will mark World Cancer Day 2016 by hosting a series of events to highlight advances made in saving lives from cancer and the need to support countries in providing quality and affordable cancer care. 8.2 million people died of the disease in 2012 with two thirds of them in low-and middle income countries. Read more →