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Global Partnerships - News & Announcements from the Center for Global Health

Stay informed of the latest news on global partnerships.

    • Launch of the WHO Collaborating Center for Global Cancer Control

      On June 18, 2024, the Center for Global Health welcomed a World Health Organization delegation to the National Cancer Institute for the launch of the third re-designation of the NCI WHO Collaborating Center for Global Cancer Control, renewing the efforts of an eight year partnership with WHO.

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    • 25 years of Cancer Research and Care on the Island of Ireland

      The Ireland - Northern Ireland - National Cancer Institute Cancer Consortium celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. The Consortium is a unique partnership, established in 1999, between the governments of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the United States, as a direct result of the Good Friday Agreement.

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    • US-Sweden Cancer Summit - Bridging the Research to Implementation Gap

      On March 13, 2024 the United States and Sweden signed an Implementing Arrangement for Cooperation on Cancer at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. Following the signing the Swedish Embassy and the NCI hosted the US-Sweden Cancer Summit to explore and discuss the benefits of international collaborations in cancer research and implementation science.

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    • NCI Hosts Kenya Cancer Care-Focused International Visitor Leadership Program

      On December 4-5, NCI hosted a team of ten Kenyan cancer care experts and a Member of Parliament as part of a unique cancer care-focused International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) visit. This visit is jointly sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.

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    • Women, Power, and Cancer: A Lancet Commission

      The new report, Women, power, and cancer: A Lancet Commission, brings together a multidisciplinary and diverse team from around the globe, including scholars with expertise in gender studies, human rights, law, economics, social sciences, cancer epidemiology, prevention, and treatment, as well as patient advocates, to analyze how women around the world experience cancer, and to provide recommendations to policy makers, governments, civil society, and health and social care systems. The report presents key findings and proposes a set of recommendations to inspire real-world action for transformational change.

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    • US and Costa Rica Renew Commitment to Collaborate in Cervical Cancer Prevention Research

      On August 29th, 2023, the United States National Cancer Institute and the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social of Costa Rica renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to reaffirm the 30-year bilateral collaboration and commitment to cervical cancer prevention research. President Rodrigo Chaves Robles of Costa Rica attended the signing ceremony.

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