SIOP AFRICA 2022 Keynote Speaker

Prof. Charles Mark Lwanga Olweny

Physician, Oncologist, Researcher, Chairman Board of Directors at UCI & Board Chair - Nsambya Hospital

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Dr. Jackson Orem

Medical Oncologist & Executive Director - Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam

WHO Representative to Uganda

Prof. Kathy Pritchard-Jones

President of SIOP and Professor of Paediatric Oncology at University College London


Cancer Control focal point Department of Noncommunicable Diseases Division of Universal Health Coverage (Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases) World Health Organization

Dr. Guillermo Chantada

Scientific Director: Hemato-oncology Service, Fundacion Perez Scremini, Montevideo, Uruguay.

HE. Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu

Consultant Paediatrician, Advocate for women’s health & First Lady of Kebbi State, Nigeria

Dr. Kouya Francine

Medical Doctor & Oncology Supervisor - Cameroon Baptist Convention, Cameroon

Dr Amayiri Nisreen

Pediatric neuro-oncologist at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Jordan

Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu

SIOP Africa President. Consultant Paediatric Oncologist. Director Paediatric Oncology, Uganda Cancer Institute.

Prof. Jennifer Geel

Head of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

Dr. Noleb Mugisha Mugume

PhD Fellow in Community Oncology, Lead at Comprehensive Community Cancer Programme (CCCP)

Marissa Mika, PhD, MHS

Public health professional, historian, and anthropologist

Prof. Alaa El-Haddad

Head of Pediatric Oncology Department & Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the children cancer hospital of Egypt (CCHE-57357)

Prof. Laila Hessissen

Head of Pediatric Hematology Oncology department at the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Center of Rabat

Mr Moses Echodu

Programs Director at Uganda Child Cancer Foundation. Cancer Survivor

Prof. Freddie Ssengooba

Chair of Health Policy Planning & Management (HPPM) department and Director SPEED Project and the Center for Health Policy and Systems Development (CHPSD) at Makerere University School of Public Health

Ms. Biemba Kahalu Maliti

Chief Nursing Officer-Oncology Zambia. Founding president of the Zambia Oncology Nurses Society,

Dr. Julius Ecuru

Head - BioInnovate Africa, Former Assistant Executive Secretary of the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology

Ms Kiyange Fatia

Executive Director - Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD)

Prof. Lorna Renner

Lecturer - Department of Child Health, University of Ghana Medical School. Lead consultant - Paediatric Oncology Unit (POU) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.

Prof. Alan Davidson

Head of Paediatric Haematology-Oncolology Service, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

Dr Mahmoud Hammad

Associate Professor of pediatric hematology/oncology, National cancer Institute; Cairo University

Prof. Suzanne Turner

Researcher - University of Cambridge. Member of the scientific committee of the European arm of the International Society for paediatric Oncology (SIOP)

Dr Eddie Mwebesa

Palliative Doctor, Clinical and International Programmes Director & Former CEO - Hospice Africa Uganda