The Nigerian cancer space received a big boost on Friday 13th April as stakeholders gathered at the NAF Conference center, Abuja to launch the Nigeria National Cancer Control Plan (NNCCP, 2018-2022). Hosted by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole- advocates, experts, survivors, private sector, civil society; came together to endorse the plan. The 5 year plan covers all aspects of cancer from awareness, prevention, diagnosis to treatment.
In her message H.E. Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu said “although the plan sets the stage, implementation is a collective burden all parties must adopt to effectively reduce the burden of cancer”.