Indigenous People and Cancer

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  • This conference will join participants to provide the most up to date picture of the impact of cancer among Indigenous peoples in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. The conference will discuss strategies that aim to reduce cancer incidence and improve cancer outcomes among the region’s Indigenous populations. The objectives of the conference is to:

    * bring together people from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations to share information, ideas and potential solutions relating to cancer among Indigenous peoples of the region
    * foster the development of current and new regional and international networks aimed at improving cancer outcomes among Indigenous peoples of the region
    * understand political and societal factors influencing cancer in the region
    * use a self-determination and strengths-based approach to explore key cancer control strategies for Indigenous peoples of the region including cancer monitoring, prevention and treatment
    * identify key factors that can be incorporated into Indigenous cancer control strategies for the region, and potentially more widely
    * advocate for improvement in cancer control strategies for Indigenous peoples of the region.

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  • 19/02/18 at 8:00 AM -
    20/02/18 at 5:00 PM
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