Session title : Building sustainable educational and research platforms focusing on cancer surgery in India and the global south.
Description of session : Ensuring the delivery of safe, timely, high-quality and affordable cancer surgical care in the global south requires an adequate number of well-trained surgeons. Building sustainable, contextually appropriate and resource-stratified educational (will lead to adequately trained surgeons) and research (to deliver high-quality care) platforms are essential to build this workforce and deliver high-quality cancer care. This session will include speakers with expertise to outline the current situation, highlight barriers and propose strategies to address them.
Date : November 11th, 2023
Time : 14:00- 16:00 (London time)
|14:00||Chandra Are||Introduction to session|
|14:00-14:10||PK. Das||Overview of the current educational systems to train cancer surgeons|
|14:10-14:20||SVS. Deo||How to improve the current educational platforms for cancer surgeons|
|14:20-14:30||TS. Rao||Strategies for maintaining competency of cancer surgeons in practice: challenges and opportunities|
|14:30-14:40||Senthil Rajappa||Education of non-surgical physicians involved in cancer care: challenges and opportunities|
|14:40-14:50||Chandramohan||Financing the educational platforms for cancer professionals|
|15:00||Chandra Are||Introduction to session|
|15:00-15:10||Stephen Sener||Importance of research in cancer surgery|
|15:10-15:20||SP Somashekar||Non-financial barriers to cancer surgical research and strategies to address them|
|15:20-15:30||Vijayakumar||Funding mechanisms to promote cancer surgical research: Overview, challenges and strategies to improve them|
|15:30-15:40||Eman Sbaity||Mentoring pathways to train the future cancer surgical research workforce|
|15:40-15:50||KS. Gopinath||Role of cancer surgical journals from the global south in promoting cancer surgical research|