UICC

UICC
About KHCC's work with UICC:
KHCC has been an active full member of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)  for the past few years, partnering with UICC for important conferences and initiatives on cancer control.
 
World Cancer Day
Every year on February 4, KHCC joins forces with KHCF and other local organizations to celebrate and raise awareness about World Cancer Day. On World Cancer Day 2012, KHCC & KHCF launched a national campaign to spread awareness about cancer to the Jordanian public.
Click here  for a more in depth look at KHCC’s efforts to spread awareness among Jordanians on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2009
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The World Cancer Declaration
KHCC was instrumental in gathering almost 50,000 signatures for the World Cancer Declaration (WCD) in the 2011 World Cancer Day campaign.
KHCC's Dr. Jamal Khader served as a member of the World Cancer Declaration task force for two years during the development and execution period of the declaration.

The Board of Directors
Dr. Jamal Khader, Consultant Radiation Oncologist at KHCC served on the UICC  board of directors from 2010-2012 and was re-elected for another two-year term in August 2012 at the World Cancer Congress 2012 in Montreal, Canada.