POEM Group

The Pediatric Oncology East and Mediterranean (POEM) Group

was established in 2013 as a cooperative platform for physicians, scientist and healthcare professionals

from institutions in the East and Mediterranean area with the goal of

sharing experience, initiation of cooperative trials and establishing common strategies

to achieve optimization of the care of pediatric oncology patients.

POEM Membership is from the following countries (as of July 2020): Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Georgia,

India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, KSA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan,

Palestine, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunis, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen.

POEM Mission Mission

Mission To continuously improve Pediatric Oncology care, research training and advocacy in the East and Mediterranean Region by means of integrated teamwork.

POEM Mission Vision

Vision To be the leading Pediatric Oncology Collaborative Group in the East and Mediterranean Region.

POEM Mission Goal

Goal The goal of POEM Group is to share experience, initiate cooperative trials and establish common strategies to achieve optimization of the care of pediatric oncology patients.

111 Centers

28 Countries

>630 Members

Purpose of POEM group

To promote collaborative pediatric oncology research in the region

To collaborate with other international organizations related to pediatric Oncology

To establish standardization for quality control and accreditation

To support and promote the establishment and utilization of registries for pediatric oncology patients in the region