Reduce Cancer Mortality rate by increasing cancer awareness and its preventive measures
To eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of the people living with cancer
Passion, Empathy, Consideration, Respect, Honesty, Responsibility
This guide was culled from real life experiences of caregivers
Looking after someone with cancer can be overwhelming and draining all at once. Caregivers may be spouses, family members, or close friends.
When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, you might feel unsure about what to say or do. People are often afraid of saying the wrong thing.
As a caregiver, you may also overlook your own wellbeing while you focus on your loved one.
Every two minutes a life is lost to cervical cancer.
In 2020, 342 000 women died from the disease and
almost a quarter of these deaths (22.5%) occurred
in Africa. It does not have to be this way. Cervical
cancer is one of the most highly preventable and,
if diagnosed early, one of the most treatable forms
of cancer. We have a real opportunity to save
millions of lives as we have the tools, the know-how
and a path to follow to eliminate cervical cancer on
the African continent and globally.
On November 17th 2020, the Director General of WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, launched the WHO Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer. Elimination means that the cervical cancer incidence is reduced to four cases or less per 100,000 women per year. read more