Basic training course in English (16-27th June)
The team of Kampala Cancer Registry has hosted a 10 days basic training for Francis Okongo (registrar, the Gulu Cancer Registry) from 16-27th June. A follow up visit by Ms Sarah Nambooze (Kampala) to the St Mary’s Hospital, Lacor (Gulu) for the provision of training and advice with respect to establishing a population based cancer registry was carried out from 16-26th September. Reports on both trainings are available on request.
Basic training course in Portuguese (14-25th July)
Dr Gonçalo Lacerda acted as the international faculty on the AFCRN Basic training course in Portuguese. This 10 days course took place from 14th – 25th July in Maputo, Mozambique. The aim of this course was to provide basic training on cancer registration for the 4 newly employed staff from the Maputo Cancer Registry and one staff from the Beira Cancer Registry. Report available on request. A further practical training section and a follow up consultancy visit have been proposed for the first half of 2015.