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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84-85

ICCN 2016

Date of Web Publication27-Jan-2017

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DOI: 10.4103/2347-5625.199084

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. ICCN 2016. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs 2017;4:84-5

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. ICCN 2016. Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Oct 21];4:84-5. Available from: https://www.apjon.org/text.asp?2017/4/1/84/199084

  Iccn 2016 Top

The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2016 was held in Hong Kong China from September 4-7, 2016, and its conference theme was 'Embracing globalization through leadership and partnership in cancer care'. AONS executive committee attended the ICCN2016 and met Stella Bialous and Patsy Yates, president and president-elect of International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC), to discuss about further strengthening collaborations between two organizations. The ISNCC also invited AONS to host the Asian Oncology Nursing Society (AONS) International Partner Joint Session at ICCN 2016. The theme of the plenary session is 'Nursing leadership in multidisciplinary cancer care: Roles and challenges'. Three oncology nursing scholars from three different Asian countries were invited to be plenary speakers. Dr. Kyunghee Lim (South Korea) presented how nursing leadership to effect policy change for cancer care; Dr. Meera Achreker (India) discussed the importance of nursing leadership in integrating clinical nurse specialist in cancer care in India; Prof Carman Chan (Hong Kong China) put more emphasis on roles of oncology nurses on leading multidisciplinary cancer and palliative care research. Ms. Tomoko Izawa from Japan was also invited to be a speaker of preconference workshop 'Global issues of survivorship'. She shared her views of cultural issues of survivorship care in Asia. APJON editorial board members also gathered together to discuss future direction of the journal (Photos 1-4).

Photo 1: AONS International Partner Joint Plenary session (from left to right): three plenary speakers Kyunghee Lim, Meera Achreker, Carmen Chan, and the moderator Kueiru Chou

Photo 2: AONS Executive Board (from left to right): Xu Bo, Kazuko Onishi, Meera Achreker, Myungsun Yi, Winnie So, Judi Johnson (Advisor), Kueiru Chou. Kyunghee Lim and Yongyi Chen

Photo 3: AONS and Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing (APJON) booth

Photo 4: (from left to right): Myungsun Yi (AONS Past President), Stella Bialous (ISNCC President), Kazuko Onishi (AONS Treasurer), Patsy Yates (ISNCC President-Elect), Winnie So (AONS President)

Photo 5: (from left to right): Erik van Muilekom, Winnie So, Stella Bialous, Julia Downing

  Uicc World Cancer Congress Top

World Cancer Congress 2016 was held on 31 Oct – 3 Nov 2016 in Paris, France. On behalf of the AONS, Winnie So, the president, attended the Congress and participated in the ISNCC session on 'Strengthening the oncology nursing workforce in LIMCs to address the growing cancer burden. Other speakers included Erik van Muilekom (Past president of European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) and Julia Downing (Representative of ISNCC). The session was well-received by the audiences (Photo 5).

  Upcoming Events Top

3rd AONS conference 2017

The 3rd AONS conference will be held in 22-24 September 2017 in Beijing, China. Please mark it down in your diary!


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