WHA 77 Side event: Uniting Voices for Action on Women Cancer in the EMR

28 May 2024, 18:00 to 19:30 CEST|Organizer: Eastern Mediterranean NCD Alliance (EM-NCDA)

Hosted by The Eastern Mediterranean NCD Alliance , this convening aims to spotlight women’s cancers, leverage collective efforts to steer discussions towards actionable outcomes, and advocate for gender-sensitive approaches in closing the gap between policy development and implementation in the EMR.

Drawing upon the IHE-IAPO Breast Cancer Report and the Lancet Commission on Women, Power, and Cancer, (presentation by GENDRO) this gathering also aims to galvanize the EMR political commitment and cooperation in ensuring women’s cancer remains a central focus on the agenda of the upcoming UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs in 2025.