EPP Group Hearing on 'Cancer in Africa'

27.6.2012 - 15:00
- 27.6.2012 - 18:30
Päivitetty viimeksi: 4.2.2013 - 10:58
Room ASP 3E2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Filip KACZMAREK, MEP, EPP Group Coordinator in the Development Committee of the European Parliament
SESSION I: The problem of healthcare in Africa, role of the different organisations in fighting diseases in Africa
chaired by
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
SESSION II: Treatment of cervical cancer in developing countries
chaired by
Miet SMET, President of the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA)
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
Debate with participants
Closing remarks
Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development

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