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Cancer prevention in the 2020s - finding sustainable solutions

Date

22 Feb 2021 12:30 to 15:30

Address

  ONLINE
Belgium

Section

Health & Consumers

Event Description

Scope of the conference:

This conference is part of the Work Package on Cancer Prevention (WP5) of the Joint Action iPAAC (www.ipaac.eu).

https://www.europeancancerleagues.org/wp-content/uploads/Agenda_iPAAC-WP5_Final-Conference_22.02.21_v1.pdf

https://www.ipaac.eu/news-detail/en/31-cancer-prevention-in-the-2020s/

Aims of the conference:

1. Discuss cancer prevention strategies across Europe with a focus on their implementation
2. Identify best practices, success stories and innovative solutions in cancer prevention
3. Contribute to iPAAC's Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions
4. Contribute to European action planning on policies to advance cancer prevention and health promotion

Conference format:

-Introductory plenary and keynote presentation followed by co-creational working groups led by an appointed Chair through the teleconferencing platform Zoom

Background material:

-European Code Against Cancer (http://cancer-code-europe.iarc.fr/)
-Health in All Policies (https://www.ipaac.eu/res/file/20210222-screening-in-2020s/20210222-background-paper.pdf)
-Horizon Europe's Mission on Cancer Report (https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/b389aad3-fd56-11ea-b44f-01aa75ed71a1/)
-Europe's Beating Cancer Plan (available after launch 3 February)


DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATIONS: 15 FEBRUARY 2021, 5PM CET


NOTE: This conference adheres to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's Article 5.3 on industry interference: “There is a fundamental and irreconcilable conflict between the tobacco industry’s interest and public health policy interests.”

By registering, you declare that you have never in the past, currently, nor plan to, have any direct or indirect affiliation with tobacco or e-cigarette industry and their foundations. Those with such affiliations will not be allowed to participate.

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