ISR to co-host a side event during World Health Assembly (WHA) in 2016

During WHA69, ISR will co-host a side event "Are we making the right investment for optimal cancer control? A global dialogue” with eight WHO Member States and three NGOs in collaboration with the WHO and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).  The participating Ministries of Health include Malaysia, Honduras, India, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Peru, and Zambia.  The NGOs are the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), Worldwide Hospital Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA), and International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP).

The event is scheduled for Thursday, 26th May and will be held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva.  This event will bring policymakers, health care providers, and other stakeholders together to review and explore investment options to improve cancer care worldwide.

As an NGO in official relations with the WHO, ISR is committed to working with the WHO and others in actions to improve access and more appropriate use of radiology.

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