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12th SCCA Lesotho Conference and Exhibition

July 22 - July 25

The 12th SCCA conference secretariat is pleased to invite you to the 12th SCCA Conference which will be held in Maseru, Lesotho from the 22nd to the 25th July, 2018 at the ‘Manthabiseng Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is Making a Difference in Women, Men and Children’s lives-Access to Medicines, Diagnosis and Treatment.”

The Conference is jointly convened by the Office of the First Lady of Lesotho, the Ministry of Health and the National Assembly, in conjunction with the Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation. It is intended to bring together Heads of State and Government, First Ladies and Spouses, Speakers of the National Assembly and other relevant stakeholders in order to explore innovative public and private sector collaborations that will address the growing challenge posed by cancer on the continent. Over 2000 delegates are expected take part in the conference.

Health Professionals, Members of the academia, social, economic, public service and business communities are humbly invited to participate by submission of abstracts for consideration by the local scientific committee. An abstract is a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding, or any in-depth analysis of a particular subject and is often used to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper’s purpose.  Abstracts should not exceed 200 words and should reflect recent work, which is original and should fall within the thematic area of stop cervical, breast and prostate cancer. The abstract track should fall within the following;

Track 1: Governance, Advocacy and partnerships in cancer prevention and care

Track 2: Policy and programs in cancer prevention and care

Track 3: Prevention of Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancers

Track 4:  Early detection screening and diagnosis

Track 5: Management of cancer

Track 6: Care and support, palliative care as well as impact mitigation


July 22
July 25


Manthabiseng Convention Centre
Maseru, Lesotho