African First Ladies call for faster cancer detection | The New Times


African First Ladies are pushing for improved systems that can detect cancer at its early stages as part of a wider approach to contain the disease, especially among women and girls.

They made the call on Wednesday at the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDs (OAFLA) panel discussion on Breast and Cervical Cancer in Africa, held in the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame shared experiences from Rwanda, highlighting the status of cancer, current interventions and challenges.

OAFLA panel discussion on Breast and Cervical Cancer in Africa, held in the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

The First Lady, who attended the panel discussion alongside President Paul Kagame, highlighted Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)…

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