Empowering health systems and researchers in the Arab world by promoting innovative and dynamic regionally-focused cancer research.


The Award shall recognize leaders in cancer research across the Arab world who have made outstanding recent contributions in any or all fields of cancer research including prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and palliative care.


  • Incentivizing the production of meaningful research in and/or about the Arab world, by regionally-based researchers and/or research teams to help fill the regional research gap. 

  • Recognizing and supporting cancer research efforts and collaboration between individuals, research teams, and institutions in the Arab world and the West.

  • Celebrating Award recipients through an annual recognition event in Amman, Jordan.