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Oman Cancer Association draws up plans for World Cancer Congress
July 11, 2019 | 10:52 AM
by Times News Service
Plans for the upcoming World Cancer Congress will be drawn up by the Oman Cancer Association
 
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Muscat: Plans for the upcoming World Cancer Congress will be drawn up by the Oman Cancer Association at an emergency meeting on Tuesday, 30 July.

This emergency general assembly meeting, which will begin at 8pm, will discuss the OCA’s preparations for the upcoming congress, which will be held in Oman from 20 to 22 October, 2020.

A spokesperson for the Oman Cancer Association said: “The Oman Cancer Association would like to invite all its members to attend the Emergency General Assembly Meeting, which is scheduled on Tuesday, 30th July 2019 from 8:00 pm onwards. The General Assembly will be held at the Oman Cancer Association headquarters in Al Ghubra.

“The Agenda for discussion will be, managing the affairs of the Association and completing it with accordance to the approved regulations and also to discuss the implementation and follow-up, and the administrative and technical preparations for the 2020 World Cancer Congress. Please note that the following are the points set for the Emergency General Assembly and other topics outside the agenda will not be discussed.”



The OCA also requested members of the association to renew their annual membership by visiting the Oman Cancer Association headquarters during working hours on the day of the meeting, or by transferring the membership fees for the OCA directly to their account.

In this context, a spokesperson for the Union for International Cancer Control said: “The 2020 World Cancer Congress will be hosted by the Oman Cancer Association, in collaboration with the National Oncology Centre Royal Hospital Muscat.



“We unite and support the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda,” he added.

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