Are African Countries Doing Enough to Prevent Cancer Deaths?

Most African countries are putting measures in place to prevent deaths from noncommunicable diseases like cancer. Tanzania is injecting funding to institutions like Ocean Road Cancer Institute to accelerate cancer treatment services and Uganda recently launched a day of physical activity to discourage citizens from risky behavior like unhealthy diets, lack of physical exercise and the use of alcohol and tobacco.

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