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09.06.2017 | 2017 UICC Young Leaders Programme
Call for Applications

On behalf of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), we are delighted to announce that the call for applications for the 2017 Young Leaders Programme opened Monday 15th May, and will close on Friday 30th June.

The aim of this initiative is to identify and support aspiring young professionals in cancer control, providing unique opportunities for professional development and fostering a group of individuals who can become successful leaders in cancer control and the wider global health community.

Seven individuals will be selected this year and the programme cycle will commence at the 2017 World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Mexico City and conclude at the 2018 World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur.

We would welcome applications from individuals who fit the following criteria:

  • Under 40 years of age
  • Experienced cancer control professional with demonstrated impact in their network/organisation
  • Self-starter with proven experience in community engagement and mobilisation
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written) for successful interaction at an international level

For further information regarding the programme and the application process, please visit our website or contact my team at

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