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CML Africa workshop 2013 on November 20th in Durban, South Africa                             - continuous education and training opportunities are key 

The iCMLf was pleased to support the second CML Africa meeting held in Durban on the 20th November. “CML Africa meeting 2013”, was a training workshop on CML for healthcare professionals from the African continent. Training was organised by the MAX Foundation and supported by Novartis Oncology, the iCMLf and other sponsors.

CML Africa enables collaboration, training and networking between leading CML researchers in the US and their African counterparts. The workshop was designed as a satellite session of the African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) conference. International delegates from 20 African countries attended the meeting, among them regional CML clinicians, local healthcare professionals and representatives of patient organizations.

This year’s CML Africa meeting provided information and training on the use of new tyrosine kinase inhibitors to improve the management of CML patients in Africa. The program included specific presentations and Q&A sessions on drug application, switching therapy, monitoring of residual disease as well managing pregnancy for CML patients. 


Click here to see the full story on the Max Foundation website 


As an organisation dedicated to improving the lives of patients with CML around the world the iCMLf is a proud sponsor of this initiative in Africa.