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18 Luglio 2019

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RWANDA- RWANDA TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST ACCESS TO CERVICAL CANCER TREATMENT

Rwanda is among high burden cervical cancer countries with an incident rate of 31.9 per 100,000 women and a mortality rate of 24.1 for every 100,000 last year.After registering 93 per cent coverage of vaccination against cervical cancer, Rwanda has signed a deal aimed at rolling out new technologies to improve accessibility to screening and diagnosis of the disease.In Rwanda, the two and half year project will be piloted in 77 health centres and seven hospitals in six districts of Gatsibo, Nyamasheke, Musanze, Huye and Nyarugenge.As part of the project, the medical facilities will receive mobile testing and treatment equipment; as well as trainings for local care providers so that they can continue providing services at the end of the campaign. (ICE ADDIS ABEBA)


Fonte notizia: The New Times