Cancer kills 8.8m people, costs N522tr yearly, says WHO

About 8.8 million people die every year from cancer, mostly in low and middle-income countries because cancer cases are diagnosed too late. This is coming as the total annual economic cost of cancer through healthcare expenditure and loss of productivity was estimated at $1.16 trillion (N522 trillion). According to new guidance from the World Health…

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100,000 Cases of Cancer diagnosed in Nigeria, yearly-WHO

It is no longer news that one of the health issues currently ravaging the country is cancer, which unfortunately kills 10 Nigerians per hour or 240 persons per day. What seems to be the news, according to available statistics is that this figure will double in the nearest decade if nothing is done to reduce…

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Kick off of mass Health outreaches on world Cancer Day

PRESS RELEASE: KICK-OFF OF MASS HEALTH OUTREACHES USING MOBILE CANCER CENTRES (PINKCRUISE) ON WORLD CANCER DAY, SUNDAY 04 /02/2018 The 4th of February every year (World Cancer Day) is universally recognized by stakeholders, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Agency for Research on Cancers (IARC) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).…

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