FG launches chemotherapy programme to cut cancer treatment cost by 50%

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians living with cancer will now save up to 50 percent of treatment cost as it launches a pioneer Chemotherapy Access Treatment Programme. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, while launching the CAP at the National hospital Abuja on Tuesday said that the programme would increase access to high quality essential cancer drugs and enable thousands of additional Nigerians to access According to him, the World Health Organisation estimates that 60 percent of patients who get cancer in Nigeria will die adding…

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