Sustainable partnerships to reduce cancer and non-communicable disease (NCD) health disparities in Hawai‘i and the Pacific
Aloha! Join us for the first Hawai`i-Pacific Regional Symposium for the The Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC)!
ICC members and past Biennial Symposia on the Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer attendees represent and serve on a variety of national advisory groups and committees and have become an integral part of the ongoing and growing dialogue about cancer in minority and medically underserved populations. In 2012, approximately 250 students from more than 20 undergraduate institutions participated in the 12th Biennial Symposium on the Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Health Equity in Houston, TX, which made it the largest meeting in the United States addressing the needs of students from minority or medically underserved communities interested in careers in cancer research and health care. In order to expand learning and networking opportunities for community leaders, academics and students across the country, the ICC also conducts periodic regional meetings. The ICC Hawai`i-Pacific Regional Network Leader is Dr. Neal A. Palafox of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai`i.
The Pacific Regional Cancer Programs have partnered with the Hawai`i Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, University of Hawai`i Cancer Center and others to bring forth this unique opportunity for students, community-based coalition leaders in Hawai`i and the US Affiliated Pacific Island Jurisdictions (USAPI), partnering academic institutional faculty and staff and other disparities-addressing community-based organizational representatives in Hawai`i. Please navigate through this site for additional information.
Join us as we help to weave together sustainable partnerships to improve the health of our communities!