B3Africa Workshop at the Uppsala Health Summit, Sweden, 14 June 2018

In the frame of the Uppsala Health Summit in Sweden last June, B3Africa partner organized a workshop entitled “Biobanking for Global Cancer Care”.

This workshop drew upon the results from the EU Horizon 2020 project B3Africa, and developed basic guidelines for a sustainable implementation of biobank infrastructures in all parts of the world, including issues such as ownership, access and sustainable management.

Inspirational Speaker: Dr. Roxana Merino-Martinez, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Link to chapter in pre-conference report

The presentations held in the workshops at Uppsala Health Summit 2018 are available for download on the UHS website.

Full conclusions from the workshops will be published in the Summit’s Post-Conference Report, due in October 2018. Short versions of the conclusions, as presented in plenum directly after the workshops’ deliberations, are also available on the UHS website.

Workshop team:
Erik Bongcam and Tomas Klingström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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