International Forum on Cancer Patients Empowerment
16 - 17 May 2017
TBC, Milan, Italy
Shared decisions, One policy is the annual international event on new patient rights in clinical decision-making and public health policies in the age of personalised oncology.
The Forum will voice the role of advocacy groups in defining new ways of cooperation between doctors and patients as well as in fostering the reform of national health systems and of the regulatory frameworks.
The Forum will be multidisciplinary and multidimensional, involving patient advocates, health professionals, policymakers, lawmakers, regulators, international organisations, governmental bodies and bio-pharma companies.
The Forum shall contribute to the international dialogue on the human right to optimal standards of health, as indicated by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, within the framework of the EU Joint Actions on Cancer Control - CanCon 2014-2017, the European Cancer Information System (ECIS) and the new EU Joint Action on Rare Cancers.
The Forum will adopt concrete actions addressing international policy issues.