SIOP – St. Jude Global Gold September webinar: Priorities, Achievements, and Orientations in Childhood Cancer
Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 am
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- Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD (Director, St. Jude Global – US)
- Kathy Pritchard-Jones, BMBCh, PhD (President, International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) & University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health – UK)
- Rashmi Dalvi, MD (President SIOP Asia – India)
- Lindsay Frazier, MD (President SIOP North America – US)
- Laila Hessissen, MD (President SIOP Africa – Morocco
- Ruth Hoffman, MPH (President, Childhood Cancer International (CCI) & American Childhood Cancer Organization – US)
- Andre Ilbawi, MD (World Health Organization Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer – WHO GICC)
- Pamela Kearns, MD (President SIOP Europe – UK)
- Arturo Moreno, MD (President SIOP Latin America – Mexico)
- Guillermo Chantada, MD (President-Elect SIOP Latin America – Argentina)
- Michael Sullivan, MD (President SIOP Oceania – Australia)
SIOP and St. Jude Global are delighted to join efforts in this webinar to mark Gold September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
The webinar will feature all SIOP Continental Presidents – clinicians and researchers – as well as Parent and WHO representatives in a discussion on international multi-stakeholder cooperation to advance progress in childhood cancers. Participants will share examples of advocacy achievements and the needs that remain in all global regions and highlight further actions that the community can take together to address them.
The Global COVID-19 Observatory and Resource Center is pleased to announce the launch of COVID Conversations, a live webinar to discuss difficult issues, address pressing questions, and hear the experiences of our colleagues when it comes to caring for children with cancer during this pandemic.
We are undoubtedly living through global health history and we hope this weekly forum allows us to stay connected and remember that we may not be in the same boat, but we are weathering the same storm. Together, we can continue to strive for our goal that no child should die of cancer, anywhere or at any time.