PROS LMIC PODC group announcement

PROS LMIC PODC group announcement

Posted by Géraldine Bezamat | February 09, 2017 - 17:56

We would like to announce a new working group within SIOP-PODC called: Pediatric Radiation Oncology in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. This initiative stems from ongoing collaborations between PROS LMIC and SIOP-PODC. 

We will use the Cure4Kids platform for conducting monthly web meetings for the following purpose :  1. network with colleagues from LMIC; 2. facilitate collaborations and twinning; 3. plan projects; 4. create guidelines for radiotherapy treatment for children in a setting of low- and middle-income countries.

Name of the person coordinating the meetings (create the event, send the invitation, adding members, moderating the meetings, etc.): Natia Esiashvili (nesiash@emory.edu); Jeanette Parkes (jeantte.parkes@uct.ac.za

Who is eligible: 1. pediatric radiation oncologist, physicist, allied health professionals practicing in LMIC. 2. pediatric radiation oncologist, physicist, allied health professionals practicing from HIC interested in LMIC activities.

Process: 1. register at www.Cure4Kids website (free); 2. email Drs. Esiashvili and Parkes your request to join; 3. Will received the meeting invitation; 4. join the meeting by logging into Cure4Kids and  selecting "meetings" tab; 5. Check updates on ongoing activities, review documents, etc. through the link "groups/SIOP - PODC Pediatric Radiation Oncology in Low- and Middle-Income Countries


Schedule: first Thursday of every month at 8 am US EST.

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