AORTIC’s 12th International Conference on Cancer in Africa
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5 to 8 November 2019 at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo

5 - 8 November 2019 | Cancer in Africa: Innovation, Strategies, Implementation

The AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa is a unique platform to learn and collaborate. The conference brings together multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community to reduce the impact of cancer in Africa.




Countries represented


Programme sessions


Hours of networking

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsoring AORTIC’s International Conference on Cancer in Africa will showcase your organisation’s work on cancer control and care and strengthen your position as a leader in the field.

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AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Be sure to tune in to Dr Nazik Hammad, Immediate Past AORTIC North America Vice-President's video! 1 day ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @theNCI: Ovarian epithelial cancer, fallopian tube cancer, and primary peritoneal cancer form in the same kind of tissue and are treated… 1 day ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Prof Twalib Ngoma, AORTIC Past President, interviewed at AORTIC 2019 in Maputo, Mozambique. Listen now! 2 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @DrZSB: Last week,at the 60th West African College of Surgeons conference, I spoke on the “Unmet Surgical Needs of Cancer patients in Ni… 3 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @DrNonoSimelela: By building #radiotherapy capacity in #Kigali @RwaMilitaryHosp to treat #CervicalCancer this month, #Rwanda 🇷🇼 keeps ad… 4 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @ecancer: Video of the day: Prof Jim Cleary (@jfclearywisc) of @IU_Health speaks at the @AORTIC_AFRICA about the opioid overdose crisis.… 4 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Women can be protected from cervical cancer – so why aren't we doing it? 5 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @nazik_hammad: Here they can touch and there, we cannot go and when we can, we can only observe. Perspectives of trainees and teachers f… 6 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @IARCWHO: Watch Professor Bernard Stewart, co-editor of World Cancer Report #IARCWCR, present a brief summary of this unique book -the m… 1 week ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @iaeaorg: Radiotherapy can destroy cervical cancer cells and save lives, but many women don't have fair access to this treatment. Share… 1 week ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @DrLuyirika: HIV increases risks of developing cancer-medical expert via @nilepostnews @nbstv @UgandaCancerIns 2 weeks ago


Registration for the conference is open. Early rates are available until 30 June 2019.Contact the Conference Organiser on if you have any questions.

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Five reasons to attend

  • Doctors and nursesPresent your research, share your expertise, hear case studies, and gain practical information that will ensure success in cancer management in Africa.
  • Healthcare practitionersParticipate in workshops led by our expert speaking faculty.
  • Private, government, teachers, trainers, studentsBroaden your network for clinical support and collaboration.
  • Academic researchers and investigatorsKeep up to date on cancer in Africa so you can make empowered and educated decisions.
  • Industry researchers and investigatorsAccess more than twenty hours of networking with cancer professionals from +55 different countries, across all fields.

Who should attend

AORTIC conferences are designed to be of interest to a broad range of cancer professionals:

  • Doctors and nursesDoctors and nurses
  • Healthcare practitionersHealthcare practitioners
  • Private, government, teachers, trainers, studentsPrivate, government, teachers, trainers, students
  • Academic researchers and investigatorsAcademic researchers and investigators
  • Industry researchers and investigatorsIndustry researchers and investigators
  • Regulatory agenciesRegulatory agencies
  • FundersFunders
  • Policy makersPolicy makers
  • Support groupsSupport groups
  • PatientsPatients
  • Cancer and health institutions / NPOsCancer and health institutions / NPOs
  • Foundations and trustsFoundations and trusts