INTERVIEW: Nigeria healthcare system unhealthy for cancer management


As the world celebrates World Cancer Day, cancer advocates have called on government at all levels to improve health services in Nigeria.

The World Cancer Day is an international event celebrated every February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment

The Executive Director, Project Pink Blue, Runcie Chidebe, in an interview with Health reporter, Ayodamola Owoseye, to commemorate the day, explained why most cancer patients in Nigeria seem to die in spite of the timing of their diagnosis.

He also spoke on critical issues pertaining to cancer awareness, diagnosis, management and health care in Nigeria and the way forward.

Mr Chidebe is a cancer control advocate, researcher, and one of the leading voices advocating for Nigeria to make…



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