INO has accredited as an agent for International Classification For Nursing Practice (ICNP) from ICN in Middle East.
World Cancer Day.
World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. ICN is supporting the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to focus attention on four myths:
Cancer is just a health issue
Truth: Cancer is not just a health issue. It has wide-reaching social, economic, development, and human rights implications.
Cancer is a disease of the wealthy, elderly and developed countries
: Cancer is a global epidemic. It affects all ages and socio-economic groups, with developing countries bearing a disproportionate burden.
Cancer is a death sentence
: Many cancers that were once considered a death sentence can now be cured and for many more people, their cancer can be treated effectively.
Cancer is my fate
Truth: With the right strategies, a third of the most common cancers can be prevented.