Advocacy and Networking

The IARC Caribbean Cancer Registry Hub advocates for the importance of high-quality data for cancer control planning and for the work of the Hub to Caribbean and International stakeholders using various methodologies, including face-to-face meetings, conferences and webinars.

Networking opportunities are important to expand the cadre of partners, collaborators and experts that support the work of the Hub.

  The IARC Caribbean Cancer Registry Hub took advantage of advocacy and networking opportunities through participation in and presentations at various meetings, including:

  • 64th CARPHA Annual Health Research Conference, Trinidad and Tobago, June 20-22, 2019

  • 2019 North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)/ International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) Combined Conference, June 9 – 13, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  • Meeting of the Eastern Caribbean Diagnostic Oncology Network (EC-DON), Grenada, April 25-26, 2019

  • 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR), Arequipa, Peru, November 12-15, 2018

  • Fifth Meeting of the Council of OECS Ministers of Health, Grenada, October 18-19, 2018

  • Meeting of the Chief Medical Officers of Health, St. Kitts & Nevis, June 12 2018

  • 2017 Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Leaders Summit, Mexico, November 14 2017

  • 2017 International Association for Cancer Registries (IACR) Annual Meeting, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 17 -19 2017

  • African Caribbean Cancer Consortium Scientific and Training Conference, Miami, Florida, October 6-9 2017

  • 2017 NAACCR Annual Conference, New Mexico, USA, June 16-23 2017

  • 2016 NAACCR Annual Conference, Missouri, USA, June 11 ‐ 16 2016 

  • Meeting of the Chief Medical Officers of Health, Grenada, June 23 2015

  • 2015 NAACCR Annual Conference, Charlotte, USA, June 13-18 2015