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Preventing Cervical Cancer in the Indo-Pacific Conference (PCC 2021) – Friday 26th March 2021

The virtual Preventing Cervical Cancer in the Indo-Pacific Conference was hosted by the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Cervical Cancer Control in partnership with the Asia-Oceania Research Organisation in Genital Infection and Neoplasia (AOGIN) and APEC.
Prevention of Cervical Cancer in the Indo-Pacific  focused on achieving elimination of cervical cancer for women and girls in the Indo-Pacific region and addressing inequities in cervical cancer outcomes.
The conference included:
  • A keynote address from Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women
  • A joint meeting of the SUCCESS ECHO, Asia-Oceania Research Organisation in Genital Infection and Neoplasia (AOGIN) and APEC focusing on strategies to scale up screening and vaccination in the Indo-Pacific region to achieve World Health Organization global cervical cancer elimination targets
  • An expert panel discussion led by Dr Ted Trimble from the US National Cancer Institute on strategies to improve equity in cervical cancer outcomes for women across the Indo-Pacific region
  • Global launch of the Conquering Cancer Campaign

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Please email PCC2021@vcs.org.au with any questions, or to register your interest in attending PCC2022.

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SPEAKERS

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Women
Dr Steve Burnell
Dr Steve Burnell
CEO of Minderoo Foundation's Collaborate Against Cancer Initiative
Caroline Henao
Caroline Henao
Board Member - Papua New Guinea Cancer Foundation 
Professor Karen Canfell
Professor Karen Canfell
Cancer Council NSW
Lara Vojnov
Lara Vojnov
World Health Organization
Anita Sands
Anita Sands
World Health Organization
Owen Demke
Owen Demke
Clinton Health Access Initiative
Prof Fanghui ZHAO
Prof Fanghui ZHAO
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences/National Cancer Center.
Dr. You-Lin Qiao
Dr. You-Lin Qiao
Cancer Foundation of China
Professor Marion Saville AM
Professor Marion Saville AM
VCS Foundation Ltd.
Dr Ted Trimble
Dr Ted Trimble
Center for Global Health, National Cancer Institute, United States / APEC
Dr Mary Bagita
Dr Mary Bagita
Papua New Guinea Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society
Professor Diana Sarfati
Professor Diana Sarfati
Te Aho o Te Kahu, Cancer Control Agency, New Zealand
Dr Julie Torode
Dr Julie Torode
Director of Special Projects for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Professor Andrew Vallely
Professor Andrew Vallely
Kirby Institute, University of NSW
Catherine Breen Kamkong
Catherine Breen Kamkong
UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office
Mike Hill
Mike Hill
Moonshine Agency
Sue Collins
Sue Collins
Moonshine Agency
Professor Sanchia Aranda
Professor Sanchia Aranda
Board Chair, City Cancer Challenge Foundation and former CEO, Cancer Council Australia