On 5th of June 2014 at the SECID offices, in the Institute of Public Health took place a round table about cancer screening policies in Albania. This was a technical meeting and the participants included: representatives of Ministry of Health, UNFPA- Albania, SECID, gynaecologists and obstetricians of Tirana’s Maternities and of Oncology Department of Tirana Hospital, specialists of Institute of Public Health and of Public Health Directory – Durres. Two international experts attended the round table: Dr. Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan-WHO-IARC, Lyon and Luigi Bisanti-EUROMED Project.
The aim of the meeting was to discuss and exchange opinions/experiences among Albanian specialists and the international experts about different issues related to the cancer screening policy, like as:
- organizing and managing screening programs;
- human capacities and infrastructure;
- Screening tests, references and diagnosis