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2024 - News & Announcements from the Center for Global Health

    • 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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    • In Memoriam: Professor Lynette Denny, MBChB, MMED, FCOG, PhD, FRCOG

      The NCI Center for Global Health is deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Lynette Denny, a passionate gynecologic oncologist dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer in low-resource settings. In continuation of her legacy, the global cancer community will commit to embodying her work and spirit.

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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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    • We're Hiring an Implementation Science Program Director!

      The Center for Global Health (CGH) is hiring a program director focused on implementation science and global cancer control. CGH supports multiple initiatives to accelerate the implementation of evidence-based cancer control and prevention interventions in low- and middle-income countries. These initiatives are grounded in bi-directional learning, mutual capacity building, and exploration of new models of implementation research which are closely embedded in the implementation practice space.

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