The Global Power of Oncology Nursing Conference Celebrating Oncology Nursing: From Adversity to Opportunity

Tuesday 15 November 2022, 10:00-15:00 & 20:00-22:00 GMT

GPON 2022 is a free to attend virtual event held annually that takes place under the auspices of London Global Cancer Week. The event primarily focuses on cancer care and nursing in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and combines presentations and participation from over 300 caregivers, patients, survivors, and industry partners from around the world.

GPON 2022 will feature experts in oncology nursing from more than a dozen countries and contexts across the globe. Speakers and panelists at this year’s GPON conference Celebrating Oncology Nursing: From Adversity to Opportunity, will be invited to address three critical themes:

GPON 2022 Speakers

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Edna Adan Ismail

Edna Adan Ismail

Edna Adan University & Hospital

Korede Akindele

Korede Akindele

The Dorcas Cancer Foundation


Aprille C. Banayat

Cancer Warriors Foundation

Enyo Asi Bosumprah

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Heidi Bludau

Heidi Bludau

Vanderbilt University

James Buchan

James Buchan

The Health Foundation

Luz Esperanza Ayala de Calvo

Luz Esperanza Ayala de Calvo

Oncology Nursing Colombian Association

Maria Fernanda Olarte-Sierra

María Fernanda Olarte-Sierra

University of Vienna

Luke Grenfell-Shaw

Luke Grenfell-Shaw

Bristol2Beijing, Move Against Cancer

Marisa Gaioli

Hospital Nacional de Pediatría Garrahan


Fethiye Gulin Gedik

WHO Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean

Vera L. Samba

Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services

Ndagire Mariam

Uganda Cancer Institute, Uganda

Wanda Martin

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Myrna McLaughlin -Anderson

Myrna McLaughlin-Anderson

Universidad de Panamá

Leticia Nogueira

Leticia Nogueira

American Cancer Society

Lucy Robles

Lucia Robles Mendoza

Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, México

Rima Saad

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, U.S.A. and Lebanon

Amaal Safadi

Amaal Safadi

BASMA Pediatric Oncology Unit

Dilnasheen Rana Pakistan

Dilnasheen Safdar

University of Child Health Sciences & Children Hospital Lahore

Sevilay Şenol Çelik

Sevilay Şenol Çelik

Turkish Nurses Association, Turkey

Oksana Shevchyk

Oksana Shevchyk

Western Ukrainian Specialized Pediatric Medical Centre

Latoya Silvera Francis

Latoya Silvera-Francis

Interhealth Canada/Cheshire Hall Medical Center


Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital, Bhutan

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