Date(s) - 06 Mai. 2021
14h00 - 17h00
What are the consequences of COVID-19 for cancer screening?
– What challenges have been encountered by countries?
– What could be turned into an opportunity, and what lessons have been
Are there common answers to these questions for low-income and high-income
Could the lessons learned help countries to “build back better”?
In addition to the direct burden of the pandemic, how could health systems cope
with the “health-care debt”? This is the increase in demand for health care that is
anticipated when the population currently waiting for the pandemic to be over
before seeking (or accessing) health-care services will finally do so.
The webinar will answer these questions and present perspectives from both
low-income and high-income countries.
Dr Iacopo Baussano, Scientist, Early Detection, Prevention and
Infections Branch (IARC/WHO)
Professor Joakim Dillner, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology,
Karolinska Institutet and Director of Research and Development,
Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Dr Partha Basu, Deputy Head, Early Detection, Prevention, and Infections