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)

10:00 - 10:10 WELCOME ADDRESS
Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary General, IFA
10:10 - 10:20 OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Hans Wildiers, President, SIOG
10:20 - 10:30 SIOG TOP PRIORITIES INITIATIVE
Prof. Martine Extermann, Past President SIOG, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
10:30-10:35

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

(TBD)

10:35 - 10:45 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
(to be announced)
10:45 - 11:30

COUNTRIES MEETING THE TARGETS OF SDG3

 The Philippines Dr. Susan Pineda Mercado, Special Envoy of the President for Global Health Initiatives

India - To be Announced

Australia - (To be Announced)

11:30 - 12:30

ADDRESSING CANCER BURDEN IN AGEING - ACHIEVING UHC : REGIONAL/COUNTRY PERSPECTIVES

Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation TROPMED & Public Health Network, Bangkok, Thailand: Secretary-General/Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Pratap Singhasivanon 

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

AFRO/WHO: WHO Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville - Congo,Noncommunicable Diseases Cluster: Coordinator, Noncommunicable Diseases Primary Prevention (NPP),Dr. Prebo Barango  

The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO):President, Prof Philip Poortmans
12:30 - 12:40

Policy Analysis for global strategies to improve outcomes for ageing populations with cancer

(To be announced)

12:40-12.45

From Policy to Action : Designing the future of health workforce in Geriatric Oncology : Chief Executive Officer SIOG, Dr. Najia Musolino 

12:45-13:00

CLOSING REMARKS 

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