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

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 RT @DrLuyirika: Have you looked at @NCCNnews Harmonized #Cancer Guidelines™ for Sub-Saharan Africa-joint project with the African Cancer Co… 4 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @MedicaidCF: Introducing our facilitator. Prof Olufemi J. Ogunbiyi is a professor of pathology and chairs @AORTIC_AFRICA research commit… 6 days ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA We wish our member, Medicaid all the best with their upcoming conference in Abuja with Prof Olufemi Ogunbiyi, AORTI… 2 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Sanofi Espoir has just launched a new application round for grants and you can read more details under the link bel… 2 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA RT @cnnhealth: Cancer surpasses heart disease as leading cause of death in many US counties: 3 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA And Dr Mutebi is chair of AORTIC's Surgery Oncology Special Interest Group Members of AORTIC are invited to join! 3 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Prof Nazik Hammad, AORTIC Vice-President, North America, presenting at KESHO 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya! 3 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Dr Miriam Mutebi, AORTIC Member, presenting at KESHO 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya! 4 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA And Dr Verna Vanderpuye, AORTIC Secretary Treasurer, a panellist. 4 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Dr Verna Vanderpuye, AORTIC Secretary Treasurer, presenting at KESHO in Nairobi, Kenya. 4 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA Dr Verna Vanderpuye, AORTIC Secretary Treasurer, at KESHO in Nairobi! 4 weeks ago
AORTIC @AORTIC_AFRICA KESHO conference happening now! Drs Verna Vanderpuye, Miriam Mutebi & Nazik Hammad in attendance. 4 weeks ago


Registration for the conference will open 29 January 2019. Until then, prepare an abstract if you would like to contribute to the programme, it’s an excellent opportunity to present and discuss your research in a multidisciplinary forum of cancer experts.

Share your research

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