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 (firstname.lastname@example.org); Jeannette Parkes (email@example.com).
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.