The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy in collaboration with the National Cancer Society Malaysia, organised a pre-conference forum in advance of the World Cancer Congress held on Kuala Lumpur from 1- 4 October 2018.
The forum brought together patient groups, public and private cancer specialists, non-governmental organisations, policy makers and representatives from government ministries to be updated on the situation of cancer care in Malaysia.
The programme was intended to help mobilise and strengthen support for existing government and civil society efforts to improve access to quality cancer care services through informed recommendations, and support of multi-sectoral stakeholders.
Advancing an agenda of hope and action on cancer in Malaysia
Impiana KLCC Kuala Lumpur, 30 September 2018
Jointly organized by
the Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy
and the National Cancer Society Malaysia
|1030 – 1100 hrs||Arrival and registration of attendees|
|1100 – 1105 hrs||Welcome Remarks|
|1105 – 1130 hrs||Keynote Speech – Bringing hope and action on surviving cancer and moving forward
Datuk Dr Narimah Awin, former Regional Adviser (Maternal and Reproductive Health), World Health Organisation (SEARO)
|1130 – 1145 hrs||Presentation of Cancer Policy Recommendations
Azrul Mohd Khalib, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy
|1145 – 1200 hrs||Launch of The Cancer Working Group and Cancer Policy Recommendations for Parliamentarians and Policy Makers|
|1200 – 1330 hrs||Public Forum – How to move from No Action, Talk Only to actual action?
|1330||Lunch and networking|
|End of programme|
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