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Advocacy for improved cancer control

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This Master course leverages the learning, resources and tools developed through the Cancer Advocates programme to equip civil society organisations with skills and knowledge to develop national advocacy campaigns calling for improved cancer control, and access to cancer services.
  • It will provides specific insights and resources to support organisations to engage with advocacy specifically in relation to the cervical cancer elimination agenda.
  • Following completion of this course, further support will be available through the Cancer Advocates programme to selected individuals and organisations. More information is to be provided in due course.
  • This course is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE). On completion of the course participants will be awarded a certificate worth 6 CME credits. 
Learning outcomes
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe key principles in mapping potential coalition members and shaping a shared coalition agenda.
2. Describe the key stages involved in developing an advocacy strategy
3. Develop a compelling advocacy message and identify relevant advocacy activities.
4. Define budget advocacy, and understand how to engage in budget advocacy at the national level.
5. Recognise the importance of M&E to achieve your advocacy goal 
Target audience
UICC member organisations who would like to strengthen their ability to advocate for improved cancer control in their countries. It will also be of particular interest to individuals who are looking to develop advocacy efforts in response to the Global Strategy for cervical cancer elimination.

This course is delivered in English, however, resources and support will be available in Spanish and French.