To facilitate such interactions, while safeguarding confidentiality of data and the interests of those involved in the data collection and processing, the Network has established a Research Committee. The members are:

Southern Africa: Eric Chokunonga (Zimbabwe)
Western Africa: Abidemi Omonisi (Nigeria)
Francophone Africa: Bakarou Kamaté (Mali)
Eastern Africa: Anne Finesse (Seychelles)
Coordinator: Max Parkin (UK)

The role of the committee is to review external requests for cancer registry data with the Network members concerned, and to agree a joint response to such enquiries.

Researchers wishing to pursue research projects involving members in more than one country should submit the following, to be reviewed by committee members:

Submissions should be made via the AFCRN secretariat. The committee will discuss the application request, consult with those members potentially involved,  and give a response on terms of collaboration within 15 days of receipt of the application.


Updated on 4th December 2020