WORLD CANCER DECLARATION – ROJoson’s Pledge of Commitment and Support


                 The Declaration calls on the world to take immediate steps to reduce the global cancer burden by committing to the 11 Declaration targets and providing resources and political backing for the priority actions needed to achieve them.

  1. Sustainable delivery systems will be in place to ensure that effective cancer control programs are available in all countries.
  2. The measurement of the global cancer burden and the impact of cancer control interventions will have improved significantly.
  3. Global tobacco consumption, obesity and alcohol intake levels will have fallen significantly.
  4. Populations in the areas affected by HPV and HBV will be covered by universal vaccination programs.
  5. Public attitudes towards cancer will improve and damaging myths and misconceptions about the disease will be dispelled.
  6. Many more cancers will be diagnosed when still localized through the provision of screening and early detection programs and high levels of public and professional awareness about important cancer warning signs.
  7. Access to accurate cancer diagnosis, appropriate cancer treatments, supportive care, rehabilitation services and palliative care will have improved for all patients worldwide.
  8. Effective pain control measures will be available universally to all cancer patients in pain.
  9. The number of training opportunities available for health professionals in different aspects of cancer control will have improved significantly.
  10. Emigration of health workers with specialist training in cancer control will have reduced dramatically.
  11. There will be major improvements in cancer survival rates in all countries.



We commit to support the World Cancer Declaration to prevent cancer and to save lives.

We commit to promote healthy lifestyle, vaccination and screening for the prevention and early detection of cancer.

We commit to take immediate steps to help reduce the national cancer burden.

As we Move As One, we can achieve a cancer-free Philippines.



Public-Private Partnership for Cancer Care and Control

February 3, 2012

Diamond Hotel, Manila, Philippines



Full Name


Reynaldo O. Joson

E-mail Address


Contact Number/s




University of the Philippines Manila

Manila Doctors Hospital

Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center

Home Country







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