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Seeking Spanish Fluent Expert to Participate in Paraguay Breast/Cervical Guideline Development Meeting (Asuncion, Paraguay – August 28-30, 2019)

Signup Deadline: 05-31-2019
Starts: 06-03-2019
Ends: 09-13-2019


If this is of interest, log in the the ONS Communities and respond by May 31st.

ONS is working with ASCO, UICC and local experts in Paraguay to develop locally applicable guidelines for breast and cervical cancer. This initiative is in support of UICC’s City Cancer Challenge.

 We are looking for one or two oncology nurses with expertise in breast and/or cervical cancer, to provide a nursing perspective during a guideline development meeting that is planned for August 28-30 in Asuncion, Paraguay.


  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Experience in guideline review/development preferred
  • Expertise in breast and/or cervical cancer
  • Willing to meet deadlines, and independently plan, prepare, evaluate and provide nursing perspective in guideline development process
  • Must be adaptable and possess cultural humility
  • Ability to travel for 5 days
  • Must be an ONS member in good standing.


ONS and organizers will pay for economy airfare, hotel, food and beverage expenses and offer a modest honorarium. A visa is required for US citizens and can be obtained upon entry in Paraguay.


Time commitment:


Time commitment per expert



# of hours

Planning calls with ONS/Local Organizers

1 hr every 2 weeks

16 wks


Coordination with other speakers

1 hr every 4 weeks

16 wks


Literature/guidelines review & preparation.

10 article reviews @ 1 hr each


Time at meeting

3 days (excl travel time)

3*8 hrs


Evaluation & Follow-up

3 hrs


Grand Total



Selection process (with interview and reference check) will take place in May.


Please feel free to share with colleagues that may have an interest. Thank you!


Volunteers Needed:

2 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

10+ Years Nursing Experience




Stefan Terwindt, MBA