Conference Programme

09.30 – 09.45

Welcome to the Conference

HRH Princess Dina Mired, Immediate Past President UICC, Jordan

09.45 – 10.10

Nursing Contribution to Universal Health Coverage

Lord Nigel Crisp, co-chair, “Nursing Now’
Judy Khanyola, Nursing Now, Rwanda

10.10 – 10.50

Oncology Nursing in Fragile Communities

Ahmed Abu Afifah, Palestine
Jannatul Ferdous , Myanmar
Julia Downing, Uganda 

10.50 – 11.15

11.15 – 12.15

Breakout 1. Along the continuum of care

Awareness and Prevention – Lifestyle Modification
Jemi Pullanthara – India
Screening – ‘on the bus’
Beatrice Wiafe Addai, Ghana
Treatment (not recorded)
Naomi Ohene Oti, Ghana
Survivorship – HOPE Programme (not recorded)
Vivian Gyasi-Sarfo, cancer survivor, Ghana
Panel Discussion with Q&A

11.15 – 12.15

Breakout 2. Education

South-South training
Rehana Punjwani, Pakistan
Nursing Unboxed at Tata Memorial
Prathepa Jagadish, India
Foundation of Cancer Care
Mary Baltasary, Tanzania
EONS Influence in Eastern Europe
Silvija Piskorjanac, Croatia
Panel Discussion with Q&A

12.15 – 12.30

Corporate Session

LEO Pharma

12.30 – 12.40

Corporate Session


13.00 – 13.20

13.20 – 14.35

Breakout 3. COVID-19 – Tackling the nursing issues

Learning from other pandemics (recommendations for pandemic preparation following SARS) – Julia Challinor
What it’s like
Sangeetha Samuel, India
Experiences in hard hit countries – psychosocial impact on patients
Tamara Teixeira – Brazil
Cancer Patient Recovery
Haytham Abusenjar, Gaza
Looking after HCPs
Justin Baker – USA

13.20 – 14.35

Breakout 4. AYA Care

Western Pacific (Philippines)
Kezia Landanganon
Introduction to global AYA care
Dr Louise Soanes

Video submissions: your experience of cancer as an AYA
South East Asia (Pakistan)
Manahil Fatma
Republic of Georgia
Temo Kuchuashvili

Panel discussion: (30 minutes)
Regions of the America’s (Peru) – Ligia Rios
Europe (Romania) – Gabriela Mavrodin
Europe (Rep. of Georgia) – Dr Khatuna Dolidze

Video Presentation (Australia )– Shandelle Hill

TCT video – Vocal Beats

14.35 – 14.50

14.50 – 15.20

Corporate Session


14.50 – 15.20

Corporate Session


No session recording

15.20 – 15.50

Debate of the Day: The critical person for reducing the burden of global cancer care is

Moderator – Nikki Morris
Participants: Ken Fleming, Prof. Richard Sullivan, Neil Ranasinghe, Maura Buchanan

15.50 – 16.05

Inspirational Talk – ‘A Woman of Firsts’

Edna Adan Ismail, Somaliland

16.05 – 16.15

Closing Remarks

Julia Downing