Meet the expert - Childhood Cancer

Childhood cancer in special circumstances (Refugees, Internally displaced Persons and other Humanitarian Crises)

Session Chairs: Prof. Jennifer Geel & Dr Orem Jackson

1.WHO position on Childhood Cancer Access in Special Circumstances
Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam – World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative to Uganda

 2.Africa specific circumstances affecting the management of childhood cancer
Dr. Francine Kouya – Oncology Supervisor of the Cameroon Baptist Convention, Cameroon.

 3. Challenges of accessing Care in Special Circumstances – Palliative Care in Refugee Settlements in Uganda
Dr Eddie Mwebesa – Clinical and International Programs Director, Hospice Africa Uganda

4. Childhood Cancer Care in Special Circumstances – Experiences from other Continents
Dr. Nisreen Amayiri Consultant pediatric neuro-oncology and solid tumors, King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan.

5. Ethical considerations in Childhood Cancer Access in Special Circumstances
Julius Ecuru, Manager, BioInnovate Africa