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.
Monitor, 7 July 2018
Government will Sunday offer free screening services for cancer, diabetes, yellow fever, hepatitis B and heart related diseases as President Museveni launches the National Physical… Read more »
Leadership, 8 July 2018
Former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja,Kogi, Prof. Abdulmumini Rafindadi says out of 102,000 cases of cancer recorded annually, 72,000 die. Read more »
Citizen, 6 July 2018
At least 80 per cent of cancer patients report to the hospital when the disease has either reached an advanced or terminal stage, thus increasing the burden of treating them. Read more »
Ethiopian Herald, 3 July 2018
Recently, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Gender Mainstreaming and Beneficiary Director Fetiya Delgeba told The Ethiopian Herald that hearing such pains of women in cervical… Read more »
SAnews.gov.za, 16 January 2018
The Gauteng Health Department says the launch of the new oncology facility at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital (DGMAH) in Ga-Rankuwa, Tshwane, will improve access to cancer… Read more »
Kenya Presidency, 24 August 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta today launched a cancer treatment center at the Kenyatta National Hospital. Read more »
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni joined the Health Ministry and hundreds of people in an 8km walk to launch the National Day of Physical Activity on July 7 under the theme 'Be ... Read more »