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Country Delegates Workshop on the proposal of an EU accreditation scheme for breast cancer services/European breast cancer guidelines

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Organised by the JRC-IHCP Cancer Policy Support Group

When Mar 13, 2013 08:30 AM to
Mar 14, 2013 05:30 PM
Where Ispra (Varese, Italy)
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Organizer JRC, CPS

On 10 June 2008, the European Council invited the Commission to explore the potential to develop a voluntary accreditation scheme for cancer screening and follow-up of lesions detected as well as to develop and update evidence-based guidelines on cancer.

The Joint Research Centre has taken up the challenge and this workshop will bring a panel of country delegates together to discuss and endorse these projects.

Accreditation schemes, in unison with development and uptake of common European health-related guidelines, will form a basis for rolling out best practices in health-care thus driving Europe's quest to reduce the burden of cancer.

The Workshop on the proposal for a voluntary EU accreditation scheme for breast cancer services and the further development of the European breast cancer guidelines dedicated to countries delegates will be taking place on 13-14 March 2013 in Ispra, Italy.

Country delegates from 26 Member States and Croatia, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are expected to participate.

More information will be posted on this website as it becomes available.

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