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Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in introducing treatment advances and improvements in patient care to Brazil and other parts of the…

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Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

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Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

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Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

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Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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Boyle gave inaugural lecture at Calisia World Conference

Jun 18, 2019

On 10th June 2019, Peter Boyle gave the inaugural lecture on ‘Health, Wellbeing and the Family’ at the Calisia World Conference on Family Health. Professor Boyle noted that ill-health, in particular chronic ill-health, can have a profound effect on the…

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Country reports EU 1950-2015

Jun 11, 2019

Budapest, 12th June 2019The Report “Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Europe, 1950-2015” has been presented at the Ministerial Meeting in Budapest (Hungary). Chronic diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary…

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Celebrating Ten Years

Mar 25, 2019

iPRI is pleased to be entering its tenth year of academic and scientific endeavours. We do so recognising our many partners and stakeholders, without whom our efforts would be greater and the results lesser. In coming weeks, the International Prevention…

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iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

Mar 13, 2019

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding (April, 2009) and has recently moved from Ecully-ouest-Lyon into more spacious premises in Dardilly-ouest-Lyon.

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Ibolya Nyulasi

Feb 17, 2017

Ibolya Nyulasi is the Head of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Alfred Health, Melbourne Australia. Alfred Health is a multi-campus health service that includes a large quaternary teaching hospital with a major trauma, burns services and a 45…

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World Cancer Day 2017

Feb 10, 2017

Is Africa once again the forgotten continent of global public health response? We fear it is. How else can one explain how international organizations, donors, much of civil society and African governments themselves, are by and large either unaware or…

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iPRI 2015-2016 Biennial Report

Feb 5, 2017

iPRI is pleased to present its 2015-2016 Biennial Report. Increasingly international attention is turning towards a focus on prevention. Prevention ranges over Primary Prevention, to reduce the risk of particular diseases, through Secondary Prevention, identifying chronic diseases early in their…

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iPRI Stands Against Cancer in Africa

Feb 3, 2017

The International Prevention Research Institute stands with all those concerned with African Public Health. In the past decade, Global Public Health seems to have lowered the intensity of prior decades and yet, as was the case with the rise of HIV, Africa…

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iPRI signs MOU with Patients’ Organization

Feb 2, 2017

iPRI signs MOU with International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) Lyon, 1 February 2017 – Today, the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the…

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MOU with Ukraine’s RE Kavetsky Institute

Jan 30, 2017

iPRI Signs MOU with RE Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, National Academy of Science of Ukraine Kyiv, 26 January 2017 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute, represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and…

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Dan Krewski

Jan 29, 2017

Dan Krewski is currently Scientific Director of the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment at the University of Ottawa, and Professor in the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine.  He holds a Natural Research Council of Canada…

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iPRI Signs MOU in Hungary

Dec 13, 2016

Budapest, 14 December 2016 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Oncology of Hungary, represented by its Director…

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Health Promotion Foundation Poland sign MOU

Dec 6, 2016

This 5 December 2016, in Nadarzyn, Poland, two European-based organizations with a long-standing commitment to Prevention both in Europe and worldwide, have come together to further enhance each other’s capacity. The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), represented by its President…

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Tran Van Thuan

Nov 20, 2016

Tran Van Thuan was born in Bac Ninh, Viet Nam and graduated MD, MSC and PhD from Ha Noi Medical University. He studied at Singapore General Hospital in 1998 as a clinical fellow, completed a clinical training course on Medical Oncology…

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Umberto Veronesi RIP

Nov 9, 2016

On November 8th, 2016 the world lost one of the great men of modern Medicine with the passing of Umberto Veronesi. A pioneering surgeon who made many of the great contributions to breast cancer care and treatment, the survival and…

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Boyle Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Oct 27, 2016

Dublin, Saturday 22 October, 2016 – Today Professor Peter Boyle was conferred with Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland at the St. Luke’s Fellowship Admission Ceremony where Honorary Fellows and fellows elect are admitted. The RCPI, founded in…

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Keynote at St. Luke’s

Oct 26, 2016

Dublin, Friday 21 October, 2016 – Today, Professor Peter Boyle gave the keynote lecture, on the topic of Global Public Health, at the Advanced Masterclass during the St. Luke’s Symposium at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). The…

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iPRI Signs MOU with Vietnam

Oct 11, 2016

Hanoi, 7 October 2016 — Today, the International Prevention Research Institute, represented by its President, Professor Peter Boyle, concluded discussions and signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam’s National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K), represented by Professor Tran Van Thuan,…

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David Zaridze presented Award

Sep 23, 2016

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Professor David Zaridze was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Professor Zaridze was…

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Pat Loehrer presented Award

Sep 21, 2016

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Dr. Loehrer is director of…

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David Byrne presented Award

Sep 15, 2016

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Mr. David Byrne was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. The former Barrister…

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Eye-Light

Aug 16, 2016

Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic Retinopathy is a complication of the eye that can affect anyone who has diabetes either type I or type II. It causes damage to the blood vessels that supply the retina – the seeing part of the eye. Worse, it lacks…

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NCID 2016 Awards

Jul 26, 2016

During this past 2016 National Cancer Institute Directors meeting in Lyon, France, iPRI and WPA President Professor Peter Boyle was proud to present three awards for outstanding service to the fight against cancer worldwide. David Byrne David Byrne, a former practising…

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Melinda Magyari

Jul 2, 2016

Melinda Magyari was born in Transylvania.She did her undergraduate medical training at the Semmelweis University in Budapest. She moved to Denmark and graduated in medicine at University of Southern Denmark in 1999. After completing her specialist training in neurology in…

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Christian Partensky

May 27, 2016

Christian Partensky has been Professor of Digestive Surgery at the Claude Bernard University of Lyon since 1977 and Head of the Department of HPB Surgery at the Edouard Herriot Hospital of Lyon since from 1981 to 2007. After 2007, he…

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News Releases

Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in…

Read More

Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

Read More

Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

Read More

Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

Read More

Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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