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    12.30 -14.00 CET

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  • Organisation


Covid 19

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Bridging Inequalities in the EU: Addressing Post-COVID Challenges in Cancer Prevention in Central and Eastern Europe

This webinar will address these and other questions:

1) What needs to be done at the local level to ensure efficient implementation of the EU Beating Cancer strategy? What is the role of the National Cancer Control Plans?

2) How can the EU help countries to meet targets for cancer prevention set in the EU Beating Cancer plan? What programs, measures and financial instruments are available to help?


12:30 – 12:40 Introductory remarks
David Earnshaw, Associate Vice-President, Public Policy Europe, MSD

12:40-12:55 Keynote speech
Philippe Roux, Head of Unit, Health Information and Integration, DG SANTE, European Commission

12:55 – 13:55 Panel discussion
• Prof Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu, MP, Secretary of the Health and Family Committee, Romanian Parliament, former Health Minister;
• Mike Morrissey, Chief Executive, European Cancer Organisation;
• William Flanagan, Director, OpenSky consultancy;
• MEP, member of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (tbc)

13:55-14:00 Closing remarks

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