The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have presented an Honorary AAP Membership Certificate to Prof. Tezer Kutluk, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics at the Hacettepe University School of Medicine & Hacettepe University Cancer Institute in Ankara, Turkey. Prof. Kutluk is a past president of the Turkish National Pediatric Society and is president-elect of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). He is the first pediatrician to have been elected to lead UICC.
Prof. Kutluk also recently took to the stage to speak on behalf of civil society, at 2-day high-level UN NCD Review, about the need for multisectoral coordinated and harmonised national responses to NCDs; the establishment of NCDs at the centre of the post-2015 development agenda; and the urgent need to address the global resource gap in NCDs. You can read his full speech here or view his intervention here below.
UICC would like to extend its congratulations to Prof. Kutluk for his honorary nomination.
A full biography of Professor Kutluk may be downloaded here.