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More Resources Needed to Treat Cancer in Children - UCI cancer detection

Currently, as we commemorate World Children Cancer day on 15th February 2021, the number of children diagnosed with cancer in Uganda stands at a low 30% according to Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI).
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Only 30% of Cancer in Children Diagnosed in Uganda - UCI cancer detection 3

Dr. Jackson Orem, Senior Consultant Oncology and UCI Executive Director says the cancer prevention efforts, community sensitization and mobilization must be increased in Uganda to fight against cancer among children.
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Jinja Hospital Cancer Centre Under Lock cancer treatment 1 1

Dr. Dan Baliwo Nsereko, the Deputy Director Jinja Regional Referral hospital, says the facility can accommodate 50 patients but lacks equipment and staff to run it.
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Herbalists Frustrating Cancer Treatment in Masaka 4 1

Dr Robert Wangoda, a consultant General Surgeon at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital ays that majority of the patients report to the facility with stage IV cancer after spending years on herbal medicine.
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Aga Khan Hospital Increases Radiotherapy Offer to 10,000 Doses free radiotherapy 2

Aceng says that the hospital has since increased the offer to 10,000 doses to cater for the treatment of 400 patients. Each patient requires 30 doses while children need 20 doses to be able to kill cancer cells.
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Gov't to Release Funds for Construction of Radiotherapy Bunker cancer treatment 1

Health Minister, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye told legislators on the Health Committee this afternoon that the Finance Ministry had agreed to fund the project.
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Jinja Set to Get Cancer Health treatment Centre cancer treatment 2 1

The group has submitted a three billion Shillings proposal to Jinja Municipal Council for the construction of a 30-bed facility. It will be built on a 2.5 acre piece of land at Walukuba Health Centre IV in Walukuba-Masese division.
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PAC Grills Mulago Officials Over the Delayed Purchase of a Cobalt Machine cancer treatment 2

According to the auditor general’s report ending 30th June 2011, the treasury released 2.2 billion shillings in the 2010/2011 financial year for the purchase of a cobalt machine to aid the treatment of cancer patients.
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Patients Miss Out on Free Radiotherapy as UCI and Mulago Play Blame Game radiotherapy fee 3

MPs have discovered that patients have continued paying for radiotherapy treatment a year after parliament ordered Mulago hospital to halt the practice. The service is supposed to be free.
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Early Diagnosis of Cancers in Children Could Save Lives childhood cancers 2

Cancer specialists argue that a number of parents take long to screen their children for cancer, when they start falling sick, because they lack information on the disease and cannot access services for accurate diagnosis.
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Gulu's Only Cancer Treatment Centre Shuts Down lacor hospital 1

Lacor Hospital in Gulu has shut down the only clinic that offers treatment to cancer patients in the entire region. Dr. Cyprian Opira, the hospital Executive Director, explains that the management of the hospital was forced to shut down the cancer treatment center because of a technical breakdown in the therapy unit.
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