United Nations Resources

Women in STEM: Mind the Gap. Watch the panel presentation delivered at the Sixty-Sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women March 18, 2022

Watch Now – Women in STEM: Mind the Gap Full Program below Women in STEM: Mind the Gap1 Presented at the CSW66 Forum 18 March 2022, 8:00-9:30am (EST, NY time), 13:00-14:30 (CET, Geneva) Advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations since a large […]

Disparities in Cancer Care for Women: An Urgent Global Need. A panel presentation to be given at the Committee for the Status of Women Forum, Recorded Presentation – March 16, 2022

Watch the recorded presentation at this link https://youtu.be/UquSTyoia4g   Disparities in Cancer Care for Women: An Urgent Global Need   Recorded for the CSW66 Forum, 16 March 2022, 8:00-9:30am (EDT time) Panel Moderator: Donna O’Brien, ICEC, Strategic Visions in Healthcare, New York Panelists: Manjit Dosanjh, ICEC, University of Oxford and CERN Silvia Formenti, Weill Cornell […]

Surveying the Challenges to Improve Linear Accelerator-based Radiation Therapy in Africa: a Unique Collaborative Platform of All 28 African Countries Offering Such Treatment

Radiation therapy is a critical component for curative and palliative treatment of cancer and is used in more than half of all patients with cancer. Yet there is a global shortage of access to this treatment, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, where there is a shortage of technical staff as well as equipment. Linear accelerators (LINACs) […]

Research-Driven Radiation Oncology: A Narrative on the Ongoing Legacy of Henry S. Kaplan

In this rapidly evolving time of precision medicine and scientifically based cancer care, how radiation oncology became a strong research-based scientific discipline in the United States after its separation from diagnostic radiology might be lost. The importance of generational mentorship, “family trees,” and interpersonal relationships can be difficult or impossible to trace absent personal narrative […]