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Supporting El Salvador’s cancer control planning to enable greater availability to cancer services

Supporting El Salvador’s cancer control planning to enable greater availability to cancer services

09 July 2015

In April 2015, an international cancer control assessment was conducted in El Salvador to support the country’s efforts to fight cancer. The assessment called the ‘integrated mission of PACT’ (imPACT) was conducted following a request from the Ministry of Health of El Salvador. A team of cancer control experts participated in the imPACT mission coordinated through the International Atomic Energy Agency’s flagship health initiative, the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). Read more →

PACT commemorates World Cancer Day 2015

PACT commemorates World Cancer Day 2015

15 April 2015

February 4th is a special day for cancer patients, survivors, and their families. Each year on this date, the world pauses in recognition of World Cancer Day, and in consideration of the growing burden which the disease represents to all people, in both developed and developing countries. February 4th is also a special day for the IAEA, which supports the global campaign against the cancer epidemic through its Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). Read more →