19th Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology

Integrative oncology – Leaving no one behind / GENEVA Switzerland 14-16 Nov 2019

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IFA - SIOG SUMMIT 2019
Global Policy Dialogue on Cancer in the Ageing Population

November 14, 2019 / Thursday 
United Nations, Geneva - Switzerland  (Room XXIV, Building E, Door E40)

MEETING CHAIR

Dr. Tanya Wildes, Chair, Science & Education Committee, SIOG

10:00 - 10:05

WELCOME ADDRESS

Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary General, IFA

10:05 - 10:10

OPENING REMARKS

Dr. Hans Wildiers, President, SIOG

10:10 - 10:20

SIOG TOP PRIORITIES INITIATIVE
Closing the Age Gap in Cancer Treatment and Care

Dr. Martine Extermann, Past President SIOG, Moffitt Cancer Center

10:20-10:25

FROM RESEARCH TO PRIORITIES
How the Journal of Geriatric Oncology Supports the SIOG Top Priorities through the Curation of Research

Dr. Supriya Mohile, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Geriatric Oncology

10:25 - 10:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO Headquarters Leadership Team
Dr. Cherian Varghese, WHO Headquarters, a.i. Director of Non-Communicable Diseases

10:30 - 10:50

SPECIAL ADDRESS

Prof. Lodovico Balducci, Founding Member SIOG

10:50 - 11:35

COUNTRY MODALITIES TOWARDS ACHIEVING SDG3 TARGETS
Challenges & Opportunities

CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Christopher Steer, Chair, Geriatric Oncology Interest Group of the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC), President of the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia (PCPA)

 AUSTRALIA
Dr. Christine Giles, Executive Director, Cancer Australia

INDIA
Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer, India Cancer Research Consortium (ICMR-DHR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

IRAN
Dr. Reza Assadi, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

 MONGOLIA
Dr. Jigjidsuren Chinburen, General Director, National Cancer Center Mongolia

11:35 - 12:35

CANCER IN AGEING
Impact on UHC Achievement : Regional Perspectives 

CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Richard Sullivan, Chairperson, Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery

 PAHO/WHO (Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization)
Dr. Erica Wheeler, Subregional Advisor on Human Resources for Health 

AFRO/WHO: WHO Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville - Congo, Noncommunicable Disease Cluster
Dr. Prebo Barango, Medical Officer NCD, Intercountry Support Team for East and Southern Africa 

The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
Dr. Philip Poortmans, President

12:35 - 12:50

POLICY ANALYSIS FOR GLOBAL STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR THE AGEING POPULATION WITH CANCER

Dr. Richard Sullivan, Chairperson, Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery

12:50-12:55

FROM POLICY TO ACTION: DESIGNING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH
WORKFORCE IN GERIATRIC ONCOLOGY

Dr. Najia Musolino, CEO, SIOG 

12:55-13:00

SIOG TOP PRIORITIES INITIATIVE
RECOMMENDATIONS FROM COMMUNITIES:
UHC ‘Leaving no one behind’
*Accelerator themes in Global Action Plan 2030

Dr. Meena Nathan Cherian, Senior Advisor, Global Action, SIOG

13:00-13:10

CLOSING REMARKS 

Dr. Etienne Brain, Past President SIOG, Chair of EORTC Breast Cancer Group, Chair of DIALOG Intergroup