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CANSA Attends Launch of the Pan African Cancer Research Institute as an Official Partner to Transform the Fight Against Cancer

“CANSA recognises that to survive in the current challenging climate, we need strong partnerships that will help us to reach our mission and objectives. The Pan African Cancer Research Institute (PACRI) have our full support representing civil society and thousands of people affected by cancer”

The University of Pretoria (UP) has launched the Pan African Cancer Research Institute (PACRI). The theme was Transforming the Fight against Cancer in Africa: From Cancer Control and Prevention to Novel Therapeutics for Improved Health Outcomes.

The launch was held as a two-day event on 24 & 25 February 2022 at UP’s Future Africa Institute and featured various speakers, including international oncology experts, government officials, academics, and representatives from non-governmental organisations. CANSA’s CEO, Elize Joubert, attended the launch and participated in a panel discussion, and gave a message of support at the gala event. Read her speech.

Attendees enjoyed outstanding education and networking opportunities, embracing the benefits of PACRI’s mission of Defeating Cancer Together!

Speakers at the launch of the Pan African Cancer Research Institute (PACRI)

Speakers at the launch of the Pan African Cancer Research Institute

Please refer to the links provided below for more information on the launch, PACRI as well as its associated entities:
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