The Prevent Cancer Foundation has partnered with the Union for International Cancer Control to fund organized regional meetings titled ‘Leadership in Action’ to support senior executives of cancer control organizations by fostering leadership skills at regional levels. The grants are designed to inspire regional collaborations and provide opportunities to work together to meet the needs of the region.
The first five grants were awarded in December 2017 to the following select individuals and their organizations.
Project Title: Project Hope, united against cancer (Proyecto Esperanza unidos contra el cáncer)
Project Title: Knowledge of practices, procedures, and methodology of the Cali Population-based Cancer Registry (Conocimiento de prácticas, procedimientos y metodología del Registro Poblacional de Cáncer de Cali)
Project Title: Improve leadership skills and organizational management (Mejorar en la capacidad de liderazgo y gestión organizativa)
Name: Lisseth Ruiz de Campos
Organization: Asociación Salvadoreña para la Prevención del Cáncer (ASAPRECAN), El Salvador
Host institution: Liga Argentina de Lucha Contra el Cáncer (LALCEC), Argentina
Project Title: Learn to grow (Aprender para crecer)