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Programmes

UICC is coordinating high-impact global programmes. 

UICC’s global programmes focus on five priority areas and target advocacy, education and training, as well as in-country activities in collaboration with partners and local UICC members.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 4.3 million healthcare workers are needed to meet a growing global shortage. UICC’s Global Education and Training Initiative (GETI) aims to provide leadership in healthcare workforce solutions, based on evidence, sharing of best practice and targeted training.

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The Global Access to Pain Relief Initiative (GAPRI) is a joint programme of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) to make essential pain medicines universally available by 2020.

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Every year 530’000 women worldwide are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and around 275,000 die from the disease. The Cervical Cancer Initiative (CCI) is a programme of the Union for International Cancer Control to specifically reduce the number of women developing cervical cancer and dying from the disease.

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ChiCa seeks to increase the proportion of children surviving cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Since the proportion of children that survive cancer in developing countries remains a devastating low 10-30% compared to 80% in developed countries.

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Global Initiative for Cancer Registries (GICR) is a multi-partner response to the disparity in robust cancer statistics across the globe, led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).