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Ghana rolls out strategies to control cancer

Lordina In Namibia A five-year national strategy for cancer control is to be implemented in Ghana to manage and control cancers. Under the strategy, various interventions would be rolled out to ensure that universal access to prevention and treatment of cancers is made available, including sensitisation programmes and coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme for cancer treatment. Currently, the infrastructure, policies and programmes for the implementation are being rolled out to facilitate smooth implementation processes. The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, announced this during a presentation at the eighth Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancers in Africa conference in Windhoek, Namibia. » Read More

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