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This global symposium, held at the University of Otago, Wellington from 19-20 February 2018, brought together people from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations to share information, ideas and potential solutions relating to cancer among Indigenous peoples of the region.

Thank you to the contributors, participants and everyone involved in making this such an outstanding event.

Following the symposium, a number of outputs have resulted including:

The powerpoint slides from each symposium presentation are available below.

DAY 1 Presentations

Title Presenter Contact email
Framing cancer in Indigenous Paradigms Bridget Robson
Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) Paula Vivili
Role of infection in cancer in Indigenous and Pacific peoples: H. pylori -casting a long shadow Andrea Teng
Tackling Indigenous Smoking in Australia Tom Calma
Screening for Cervical cancer in Samoa Malama Tafuna'i
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and cervical cancer prevention Lisa Whop
Breast screening among Indigenous women in Australia Sue Moore

DAY 2 Presentations

Title Presenter Contact email
Challenges for cancer in the Pacific Island countries Kiki Maoate
The Pacific Child Cancer project Jane Skeen
Challenges for Cancer Care in the North Pacific: Imua Kakou Neal Palafox
Current evidence regarding cancer inequities for Māori Diana Sarfati
Cancer and treatment inequities among Indigenous Australians Sue Moore
Kawanatanga Mo Te Mate Pukupuku Māori Nina Scott
Te Tiriti o Waitangi Teresa Goza
Initiatives in Australia closing disparities in cancer for Indigenous Australians Gail Garvey
Palliative care: how can we do things better for Māori? Tess Moeke-Maxwell
Palliative Care inn Samoa –My experience Malama Tafuna'i
Oceania Indigenous Tobacco Control Symposium Tom Calma
Closing Slides Diana Sarfati

Public lecture recording

View the video recording of the public lecture by Dr Freddie Bray, 'Development and diversity: assessing the future burden of cancer worldwide'.

Thank you

Thank you again to everyone involved with this symposium.

View Declaration

Cancer symposium declaration thumbnail - Te Reo

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