10 Namibians a Day Diagnosed with Cancer - Statistics

According to statistics from the Cancer Association of Namibia, the number of confirmed cancer cases is on the rise with an average of 10 Namibians being diagnosed with cancer daily. Ingrid Muhenye, a registered nurse with CAN, says over 3,700 Namibians are diagnosed with cancer annually. Muhenye says CAN is doing its part to support the World Health Organisation mortality target of 25% reduction in premature mortality from non-communicable diseases including cancer by 2025.

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    New Era, 9 April 2018

    Namibia is experiencing an increase in the number of confirmed cancer cases with an average 10 Namibians being diagnosed with cancer daily, according to statistics from the Cancer… Read more »

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  • Namibia:   More Support for Cancer Patients

    Namibian, 9 August 2017

    The Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30), an incorporated association not for gain that is registered with the ministries of health and of trade and industry, has continuously… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Hundreds Test for Cancer in Kunene

    New Era, 7 July 2017

    The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) this week tested more than 300 people in Kunene Region of whom 105 were women from Outjo and 24 were men. At Khorixas, 123 of those tested… Read more »


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