Uganda: Dr. Jackson Orem on Cancer's Hidden Toll



Publisher:
PRI's The World
Publication Date:
16 November 2012
Tags:
Uganda, Health and Medicine

Dr. Jackson Orem, head of the Uganda Cancer Institute, is trying to shed the myth of cancer as a disease only of affluent nations.




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