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EPP Group Hearing on 'Cancer in Africa'

27.06.2012 - 15:00
- 27.06.2012 - 18:30
Last Updated: 04.02.2013 - 10:58
Room ASP 3E2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Wednesday
15:00
OPENING SESSION
Speakers
Filip KACZMAREK, MEP, EPP Group Coordinator in the Development Committee of the European Parliament
15:15
SESSION I: The problem of healthcare in Africa, role of the different organisations in fighting diseases in Africa
chaired by
Speakers
Interventions
Speakers
Dr Christoph HAMELMANN, HIV, Health and Development Practice Leader, UNDP
Natalia ALONSO, Head of Oxfam International's EU office
Leon PROP, Director, Red Cross EU Office
Fasil TESERA, Head of the MSF Mission in Zimbabwe, Médecins Sans Frontières
Debate with participants
16:30
SESSION II: Treatment of cervical cancer in developing countries
chaired by
Speakers
Miet SMET, President of the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA)
Interventions
Speakers
Dr Abdoul Aziz KASSE, Assistant Professor of Oncology, Cheikh Anta DIOP University Cancer Centre, President of the PREVENIR Association, Dakar, Senegal
Dr Macoumba GAYE, Oncologist from Senegal
Dr Rengaswamy SANKARANARAYANAN, Head of the Section of Early Detection and Prevention, Head of Screening Group, International Agency on Research on Cancer
Anna HARIS, PREVENIR Association, Dakar, Senegal
Dr Adama LY, AFROCANCER
Debate with participants
Closing remarks
Speakers
Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development

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