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Morocco joins the International Agency for Research on Cancer

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization's specialized cancer agency, is pleased to welcome Morocco as a new Participating State.
Morocco today becomes the 25th country to join IARC and is, notably, the first IARC Participating State from the African continent. This represents a significant opportunity to expand on the long-standing research collaborations in Morocco, and to develop active partnerships with other cancer research organisations in the region.

"Morocco has shown remarkable leadership in making cancer a major public health priority. By becoming an IARC Participating State, Morocco shows its commitment to bringing our collaboration to a new level and takes its full place as a key player in international cancer research and prevention," said IARC Director Dr Christopher Wild.

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