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Nov 2018

UWOCASO and AFRON Partner to extend Free Breast, Cervical Cancer Education and Screening to Karamoja.

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Uganda Women’s Cancer Support Organisation(UWOCASO), St Kizito Hospital Matany ,with support from AFRON, Doctors with Africa, and PATOLOGI Oltre Frontiera organising a Free Breast and Cervical Cancer awareness and screening campaign in places of Matany Hospital, Lopeii and Lotome from 12th-16th November 2018.

The main objective is to see a greater awareness on breast and cervical cancer and hope that through this campaign, men and women will learn associated risks, prevention, and survivorship experience.

We are targeting getting 1000 people by the end of this campaign!

 

 

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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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