Cancer Care during & Beyond Crises
Virtual Conference, 28 – 29 November, 2020
Cancer is a major public health problem for any healthcare system which gets tougher during crisis with its devastating effect and demanding needs. Therefore, fighting against cancer during disastrous time require out of box creative and real time interventions. During covid-19 pandemic, healthcare systems all over the globe suffer enormous pressure and stretched beyond their capacity. Several cancer care services were closed and almost all planned procedures were either postponed or cancelled some of which were most needed and had a long-lasting impacts on cancer patients’ management.
To address these issues, the Gulf Center for Cancer Control and Prevention at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center and the Gulf Federation for Cancer Control are jointly organizing the 4th Combined Gulf Cancer Conference under the theme: “Cancer Care During and Beyond Crises”. The main aims of this conference are to address local, regional, and global experiences on the challenges facing healthcare systems as well as the opportunities that may arose to relieve some of the tremendous strain from cancer patients.
This two-day virtual conference will be an opportunity for healthcare providers and cancer control experts, decision makers, economists, civil societies and other non-governmental organizations, and public activists to exchange their experiences to be prepared and ready to respond during and beyond crises of any type and to uphold healthcare standards for ill or extreme ill individuals during difficult times.
Chairman, Organizing Committee
4th Combined Gulf Cancer Conference
Executive Director, Gulf Center for Cancer Control and Prevention
Organizing and Scientific Committee
- +Address cancer care preparedness and readiness for crises.
- +Share the Gulf States’ experiences in caring for cancer patients during Covid-19 pandemic.
- +Quantify consequences of Covid-19 pandemic on cancer morbidity and mortality in the Gulf region.
- +Highlight the important role of civil societies and NGOs in cancer care during and after crises.
- +Present and discuss artificial intelligence and innovative approaches in cancer control and management during disastrous time.
- +Cancer research opportunities and challenges in confronting pandemics.
Who Should Attend
Public Health Specialists
Cancer Control Professionals
Civil Societies and NGOs
Healthcare Planners and Policy Makers
Are you ready to join us?
Cancer Care during & Beyond Crises, 4th