ICCP ECHO MATERIALS

Session 1: Introduction (recording not available)
Session 2: National Cancer Plan Implementation Practices 

Session objectives:

1. Review key strategies that support implementation of National Cancer Control Plans (NCCP)
2. Discuss challenges and potential solutions related to NCCP implementation
3. Gain insights from other countries regarding an overall approach to NCCP implementation and lessons learned

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Karin Hohman, Leslie Given (ICCP ECHO Technical Co-Leads) and case presentation slides by Dr. Mary Nyangasi (Kenya Ministry of Health)

Recording: (link)

Session 3: Improving Data Collection and Use of Data for NCCP Implementation 

Session objectives:

1. Review types of data needed to support implementation of National Cancer Control Plans (NCCP)
2. Discuss challenges and potential solutions related to building political will and support for surveillance infrastructure and registry enhancements
3. Gain insights from other countries regarding innovative use of data to guide NCCP implementation

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Les Mery (IARC) and case presentation slides by Dr. Maurice Mulenga (Government of Malawi)

Recording: (link)

Session 4: National Coordination of Cancer Control Efforts and Partners

Session objectives:

1. Identify essential stakeholders for the NCCP implementation (mapping exercise)
2. Discuss the importance of an accountability framework and assigning roles and responsibilities for NCCP implementation
3. Discuss engagement and communication strategies for NCCP implementation (internal comms and external)

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. Sonali Johnson (UICC) and case presentation slides by Sona Mukete Franklin (Ministry of Health, Cameroon)

Recording: (link)

Session 5: Importance of Costing, Financing, and Allocation for a NCCP 

Session objectives:

1. To identify the rationale and uses for costing out an NCCP
2. To provide an overview of costing and financing principles
3. To provide existing tools and resources and examples of costing and financing in NCCPs

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. André Ilbawi (WHO) and case presentation slides by Dr. Uchechukwu E. Nwokwu (Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria)

Recording: (link)

Session 6: Mobilizing the Cancer-Related Healthcare Workforce

Session objectives:

1. Identify methods for understanding and meeting workforce needs
2. Identify innovations in training and capacity building 
3. Share successes and challenges in building workforce capacity through NCCP implementation
 
Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. Ellen Baker (MD Anderson Cancer Center) and case presentation slides by Dr. Neha Dumka (Ministry of Health, India)
Recording: (link)
Session 7: Progress Review, Assessing Team Progress and Priorities

Session objectives:

1. To learn from each country team the ICCP ECHO implementation priority they have been working on and the progress that has been made on that priority.
2. To share implementation priority challenges with other ECHO participants and identify possible approaches to overcome the challenges.
3. To identify resources needed to aid progress in implementation priority work.
 
Presentations: Country team presentation slides by Eveline (Eve) Tata Mayaah - Cameroon - Humanity at Heart International, Xolisile Dlamani - Eswatini - Ministry of Health, Roopa Hariprasad - India - National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Paulette Ibeka - Nigeria - Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Mamsau Ngoma - Tanzania - Ocean Road Cancer Institute
 
Recording: (link)
 
Session 8: Use of Data for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research 

Session objectives:

1. Review principles and resources related to monitoring and evaluation of implementation of NCCP priorities/interventions
2. Discuss opportunities to utilize monitoring and evaluation data to identify NCCP-related research questions 

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. Somesh Kumar (Jhpiego) and case presentation slides by Dr. Priscilla Hlophe (Eswatini Cancer Registry). 

Recording: (link)

Session 9: Increasing Awareness of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection In the COVID-19 Era

Session objectives:

1. Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on NCCP implementation, especially related to cancer prevention and early detection
2. Identify potential solutions and opportunities to continue to increase awareness and plan for future prevention and early detection efforts
 
Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. Lisa Richardson (CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control) and case presentation slides by Dr. Francois Uwinkindi (Rwanda Biomedical Center)

Recording: (link)

Sessin 10: Improving Service Delivery, Implementing System Changes: Reducing time to diagnosis and from diagnosis to treatment

Session objectives:

1. Identify strategies in individual country’s NCCPs to address reducing time to diagnosis and/or time between diagnosis and treatment
2. Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on time to diagnosis and/or time between diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients
3. Identify potential solutions and opportunities to address time to diagnosis/treatment
 
Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. Dan Milner (American Society for Clinical Pathology) and case presentation slides by Dr. Nanzoke Mvungi (Tanzania)
Recording: (link)
Session 11: Resource Mobilization, Allocation, and Use of Costing Outcomes

Session objectives:

1. Identify strategies for using NCCP costing results, including advocacy efforts
2. Identify decision makers and advocates to engage in assisting with resource development and allocation for NCCP priorities
3. Identify strategies to ensure resources allocated for cancer control efforts are sustained over time, despite changing national and public health priorities

Presentations: Didactic presentation slides by Dr. André Ilbawi (WHO HQ) and case presentation slides by Paulette Ibeka (CHAI, Nigeria)
Recording: (link)
Session 12: Capstone: Sharing Accomplishments and Next Steps part 1

Session objectives:

  1. To learn from other participants their progress on ICCP ECHO priorities over the past year, and their future plans for continuing work on their priorities.
  2. To discuss challenges and lessons learned on the implementation of priorities with all participants.
Recording: (link)
 
Session 13: Capstone: Sharing Accomplishments and Next Steps part 2

Session objectives:

  1. To learn from other participants their progress on ICCP ECHO priorities over the past year, and their future plans for continuing work on their priorities.
  2. To discuss challenges and lessons learned on the implementation of priorities with all participants.

Recording: (link)