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Capacity building
Developing capacity building initiatives to strengthen the cancer community
About capacity building

UICC has more than 50 years of experience in providing training and capacity building across the field of cancer control.

In promoting greater equity in cancer control, UICC is striving to:

  • Support organisations in doing a better job tomorrow than they do today
  • Increase members’ impact by scaling up their relevance, reach, and sustainability in their own settings, taking into account that each member is unique 
Testimonials

"I am so grateful for this course and addressing these issues and functionality in a way that is informative and also dispels the beliefs and taboo language and process around sexuality. So good to openly discuss and have good questions to ask. Thank you to the team who put this together and to the lecturers who gave their time and experience - such a well rounded course"

Participant from Master Course on 'Sexuality Issues in Cancer Care'

“UICC has pioneered the development of a tailor-made programme to support CEOs of cancer organisations in their leadership role and to help them address today’s challenges in the rapidly changing environment of cancer control. As a CEO myself, I was excited to experience these opportunities to mingle with peers, exchange thoughts and views, and hear about best practice case studies. I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to attend the sessions and meet other CEOs in the cancer field.” 

Maria Jocelyn Kara Alikpala, Chief Executive Officer
Chris Wild, Director of IARC speaking at the 2016 WCLS

"Being a UICC fellow is an outstanding opportunity to sharpen skills across different areas of cancer research and receive exceptional training to become a leader in the field of cancer control. It is also a valuable route to furthering career development, adding value to the work of one’s home institution and expanding professional networks."

Christopher P. Wild, PhD, ICRETT Fellow 1984 and 1992 and Director
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3 July 2017

Bourses pour l’Afrique Francophone: Résultats et ouverture du 2eme Appel

UICC a le plaisir d’annoncer les 3 lauréats du 1er appel des bourses pour l’Afrique francophone et le lancement du 2éme appel le 1 juillet 2017

UICC is pleased to announce the 3 winners of the first BAF call and the opening of the second call on 1 July 2017.

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30 June 2017

Cancer Research UK reopens its £20 million Grand Challenge for application

Following the investment of over £70 million in four global teams in 2016, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is now accepting applications through Oct. 12. for multidisciplinary teams willing to take on eight challenges identified as toughest in the cancer fight.

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20 June 2017

The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize returns for a second year

UICC partner Astellas Oncology is calling for submissions for the C3 Prize aiming to inspire and support innovative ideas for cancer care with $100,000 in grants.  

The new uicc.org
7 June 2017

uicc.org – a new place with a brand new face

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of our new website. uicc.org has been completely re-thought to better highlight the work of UICC and its community of members and partners, to enhance the user experience, and to facilitate content discovery.

The 2016 Annual Report was developed with digital consumption in mind
1 June 2017

Annual Report now available

We are pleased to share the 2016 UICC Annual Report – a wonderful snapshot of another year of progress for UICC and its community of members and partners.

UICC Young Leaders
12 May 2017

Call for applications open for UICC's Young Leaders Programme

UICC aims to nurture aspiring young cancer control professionals to become successful leaders in cancer control and the wider global health community.