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Feb 2017

Uwocaso Received New Guidelines For Human Research Participants.

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UCIREC Team and UWOCASO Staff after a monitory visit to assess the site operations and implementation at UWOCASO Offices

On August 9th 2016 a team lead by Uganda Cancer Institute Research and Ethic Committee(UCIREC) Chairperson Dr. David Kyaddondo conducted a monitory visit to UWOCASO to assess the site operations and implementation process for the study ‘’Assessment of Clinical and Psychological Needs of Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) patients , challenges and gaps in meeting their needs in Uganda’’.

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Feb 2016

Uwocaso Received SPARC MBC Award.

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Kampala, February 4th, 2016, Breast cancer is the commonest cancer among women globally in terms of both incidence and mortality rates. Uganda has one of the highest age-standardized incidence rates for breast cancer in the Africa region with the highest incidence occurring among women 35-45, with an estimated ASR for incidence of 38.3 per 100,000 women which is one of the highest in the region.

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Nov 2015

Cancer Awareness & Screening Campaign in Ntinda.

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Kampala Uganda October 18th, 2015. Uganda Women’s Cancer Support Organisation (UWOCASO) In partnership with Uganda Cancer Institute Partnership with African Initiative for Relief & Development.(AIRD)organized a cancer awareness campaign with activities of Breast, Cervical and  Prostate cancer education & screening at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church Ntinda Kampala.

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