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Kasese residents demand cancer screening at lower health facilities

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kasese district are asking the government to put cancer screening services at lower local health facilities. They also want government to prioritize the establishment of screening centres for all types of cancers. Speaking during the cancer screening and awareness campaign, Selvest Masereka, the …

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Number of women screening for cervical cancer decreasing – UCI

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of women screening for cervical cancer has reduced. This is according to doctors from the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI). According to officials from UCI, in the last six months, they have screened only 10 women who were referred from several health centers. Previously, …

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Luweero women shun free cancer screening services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 13 women turned up for free cancer screening at Luweero Hospital between January and September this year, URN has learnt. Early this year, Luweero hospital introduced routine cancer screening services targeting women between 25-49 years. This was meant to ensure that women found …

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Kadaga calls for cancer screening at lower health centers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called for cancer screening at lower health facilities. Kadaga made the call while officiating as chief guest at the launch of the virtual Rotary Cancer Run at the Rotary Cancer programme offices in Muyenga on Sunday. For …

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