Learning and development

Fostering an influential cancer community with the skills, knowledge, networks and resources to achieve effective cancer prevention and control.  

Participants of a workshop at the 2022 World Cancer Congress in Geneva, Switzerland (October 2022)

Through its tailored initiatives, programmes and platforms, UICC provides its members with opportunities to strengthen their organisational capabilities, learn from experts, share experiences with peers and like-minded groups, and benefit from seed funding and tailored support to address key gaps. 

UICC harnesses the expertise of the global cancer community and its own experience of delivering learning and development opportunities for more than 50 years to respond to its members’ needs and maximise their impact in their own regions.

133 cancer organisations accessed training on management, digital and advocacy skills

60 international in-person training visits funded and 1427 CME points awarded via online courses

Over 500 organisations brought together through communities on women's cancers, patient support and national advocacy

Close to USD 1 million funding disbursed and 38 new projects supported leading to 58,303 patients accessing screening, diagnosis or treatment

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UICC’s online learning offer includes a dedicated eLearning platform hosting a range of on-demand and live learning opportunities on multidisciplinary topics in cancer control.

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UICC's Fellowships aim to strengthen workforce capacity in cancer control by supporting individual in-person short-term international visits with leading experts and institutions to gain technical knowledge and tailored advice.

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UICC regularly offers cancer organisations globally with opportunities to access seed-funding and project grants addressing key gaps and needs in cancer control.

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UICC's organisational leadership workstream leverages UICC platforms and catalyses external expertise to strengthen the leadership, management and organisational know-how of the UICC membership.

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The Cancer Advocates programme provides opportunities for civil society organisations in low- and middle-income countries to gain the skills and knowledge to engage in national advocacy efforts for improved cancer control. 

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The Patient Group Mentoring programme offers peer-to-peer support, accompaniment and connections to select regional cohorts of patient-driven organisations.

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Open and upcoming calls

Find the latest learning and development opportunities right here:

Applications open Opportunity
Until 12 August 2024 Technical Fellowships - international training visits to a host institution of up to two months to gain technical knowledge in a chosen area of cancer control
Jusqu'à 12 aout 2024

Bourses pour l’Afrique Francophone - visites de formation dans une institution hôte, d'une durée jusqu'à deux mois, afin d'acquérir des connaissances techniques dans un domaine choisi de la lutte contre le cancer


Self-guided online courses are available on-demand for UICC members all year-long on the UICC eLearning platform. 


“I have been a part of the UICC courses for about two to three years and they have really been thought provoking. The courses are unique and really help.”
Jyoti Patel, Nurse Manager, Dept. of Preventive Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, India
"UICC taught us to be strategic, to be diplomatic and to have good relationships with decision makers. It took our networking to another level. Little do they understand how important it is for us to be a member of UICC."
Alexandra Nuñez, President, Unidos Contra el Cáncer, Costa Rica

Latest updates about learning and development

Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – The future of oncology: new technologies and tailored treatment

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The missing piece: integrating holistic care in cancer treatment in resource-limited settings

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2024 call for Technical Fellowships opens 3 June

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Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – Protecting youth from tobacco industry interference

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Gender norms, myths and misconceptions in cancer care

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Podcast "Let's Talk Cancer" – 'The King of Chemo': the luckiest unlucky man

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Last update

Friday 21 June 2024

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