It is a great pleasure and honor to extend to you a warm invitation to attend the International Conference on “Burden of Cancer in Gulf Region” to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 21-23 October, 2014.
The global burden of cancer continues to increase largely because of the aging and growth of the world population alongside with increasing adoption of cancer-causing behaviors. Greater emphasis on healthcare not only has cost benefits but also increases access, improves continuity of care and brings care closer to the home and community.
Therefore, profound and integrated approaches that involve preventive and curative measures are utmost importance in fighting against cancer.
To address the complexity and diversity of this topic, the organizers are aiming to develop an insightful scientific program by inviting distinguished experts from different parts of the world. The three-day conference “Burden of Cancer in the Gulf Region” will be an opportunity for the healthcare providers, cancer control experts, decision makers, economists, non-governmental organizations and public activists in the Gulf region to bridge the gaps in fighting against cancer. It will maintain the traditions of interactive environment to exchange experience in the implementation of cancer control with special emphasis on reducing economic burden of cancer control and prevention in the Gulf region and create ideas for the future.
We are certain that you will have a stimulating and interesting meeting here in Riyadh with its long and distinguished history of both Hospitality and Heritage.