Gov.t to construct first-ever Cancer Center in Northern Uganda

Cancer Institution in Northern Uganda
Cancer Institution in Northern Uganda

Gov.t to construct first-ever Cancer Center in Northern Uganda

Dr. Noleb Mugisha, the head of cancer prevention at UCI, on Monday announced that there three cancer centers are in the pipeline.

 

“We are putting in place regional cancer centers to make sure these services are closer to the people. We already have land in Omoro District where we are going to construct a regional cancer center for northern Uganda and the construction will start soon.” Dr. Mugisha said.

 

According to Dr. Mugisha, the Uganda Cancer Institute is establishing a regional cancer center at Arua Regional Referral Hospital and the renovation of the building is under completion.

 

Dr. Mugisha shared this developing story on Tuesday at a conference organized by the Uganda National, Non-communicable Diseases Alliance.