Twinning Programs

SIOP Global Health Twinning, Collaboration and Support Working Group Meeting

Time: Jan 20, 2022, 12 pm UK time

Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 944 0859 7819

Passcode: 795513

Co-chairs: Vikramjit Kanwar and Nita Radhakrishnan


  1. Aligning TCSWG with SIOP Global Health
  2. Collaboration with Regional Networks
  3. Any other items

Twinning guidelines

New: The SIOP PODC Twinning, Collaboration and Support Working Group are pleased to launch the Twinning Guidelines document. Document version 1.3 with updated references.

Click here to download.

This document is intended as a resource for physicians, nurses, administrators and hospital and departmental leadership interested in initiating paediatric oncology twinning partnerships between high-income country institutions and low- or middle- income country institutions. In addition, it is intended to be useful to those already participating in such twinning partnerships.

Twinning Partnership Needs Assessment Tool

New: The Self-Assessment tool is intended for use in helping to identify areas where twinning collaboration efforts are most needed and likely to be most useful.

Click here to download.

Twinning programs

Here you can find a map of the twinning programs around the world.  Twinning programs are partnerships between hospitals and universities in resource-rich countries with institutions in resource-poor areas.  The map is maintained by the SIOP Global Health Twinning, Collaboration and Support Working Group.  Do you know of a program that is not listed on the map? Contact us.

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