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Nazik Hammad: An honour to be part of the 2024 Best Health for Black Women virtual event
May 27, 2024, 04:24

Nazik Hammad: An honour to be part of the 2024 Best Health for Black Women virtual event

Nazik Hammad shared a post by Women’s College Hospital, on LinkedIn:

“Canadian Black women getting together as patients and physicians discussing metastatic breast cancer. It is an honour to be part of this panel. Can’t wait to continue to learn from Black women patients and advocates and discuss with them together with my amazing colleague April Swoboda, M.D. and the moderation of the wise and tireless leader, Dr.Aisha Lofters.

Quoting Women’s College Hospital‘s post:

“Introducing the Breast Cancer panel at the 2024 Best Health for Black Women virtual event!

Join us to hear a conversation between medical oncologists Dr. April Swoboda, M.D. and Dr. Nazik Hammad, along with patient partners Francine and Dianne, who will share their experiences of living with metastatic breast cancer. WCH family physician Dr. Aisha Lofters will moderate the panel.

The evening will also feature a keynote presentation on Lung Cancer and a panel conversation on Mental Health – with information and resources tailored to speak to the unique experiences of Black women. ”

Women's College Hospital

Additional details.
Source: Nazik Hammad/LinkedIn and Women’s College Hospital/LinkedIn

Nazik Hammad is a Sudanese Canadian Professor of medical oncology, at Saint Michael Hospital, Department of Medicine,  University of Toronto .  Her academic work and research interests include medical education and workforce development in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Other research and academic interests include value-based cancer care, global and local inequities and disparities in cancer, global health and global oncology,  women as health care professionals and cancer in conflict zones. Together with colleagues in Africa she led the first Choosing Wisely Africa initiative. She is a co-author in the Lancet Oncology commission for Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a commissioner in the Lancet Commission on Women, Power and Cancer.