Cancer Advocacy Workshop and Expo

Date: 21 November
Contact Person: Shannon Pressey (

Brief description or overview: The 2nd Biennial International Workshop on Cancer Advocacy for African Countries (CAAC) is open to all AORTIC 2013 delegates and will provide participants the skills to: (1) mobilize the resources within African countries for health promotion, prevention, and survivorship strategies; (2) partner with key stakeholders to accomplish targeted objectives; (3) raise funds to support advocacy activities; and (4) develop and successfully organize community-centered programs. The theme for the 2nd biennial conference is: “Cancer Advocacy: Tools for Political, Education, Research, Fundraising, Support and Community Outreach Advocacies”.

The application deadline has passed. Interested participants can contact Shannon Pressey.

Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline:
Bursary application deadline:
AORTIC 2013 Pre Conference Workshops:
Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November 2013
AORTIC 2013:
Thursday 21 - Sunday 24 November 2013