Workshop: Cancer and immigrants in Norway

Facilitator: May-Britt Knobloch (Norway)
Workshop type: Round Table
Session code: SMW 1 (Saturday morning 09:00 – 10:30
Room N040.012

Ole Alexander Opdalshei, Assistant General Secretary, Norwegian Cancer Society, presents the speakers and leads the debate/discussion.

1. “Introduction”, Ole Alexander Opdalshei, Assistant General Secretary, Norwegian Cancer Society.

2. “Incidence an associated risk factors for cancer among immigrants. Major challenges for Norway», Samera A. Qureshi, senior researcher. The Norwegian Centre for Minority Health Research (NAKMI).  20 min

3. “Cancer in Norwegian migrants – how common is it?” Giske Ursin, director, Cancer registry of Norway.

4. : “Immigrants’ use of the Primary Health Care: Contacts with the General Practitioners”. Inger Texmon, senior adviser, Statistics Norway.

Panel discussion

  • Heidi Brorson, Head of Department, Norwegian Cancer Society.
  • Giske Ursin, Director, Cancer Registry of Norway.
  • Bernadette Kumar, Director The Norwegian Centre for Minority Health Research (NAKMI).
  • Samera A. Qureshi, Senior Researcher, The Norwegian Centre for Minority Health Research (NAKMI).
  • Inger Texmon, Senior Researcher, Statistics Norway.