Kagame inaugurates Rwanda Cancer Centre on World Cancer Day


It is the first and only radiotherapy centre in Rwanda and one of the most advanced in the Eastern Africa region.The newly inaugurated Rwanda Cancer Centre (RCC) which is located at Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) in Kanombe, will save the country millions of money which were being spent on treating cancer patients abroad. The launch of the centre coincided with World Cancer Day which is celebrated on February 4 annually. President Kagame said that beyond what Doctors and experts can do, there is a lot more people can do to minimize the risk of cancer. “We learn that eating a healthy diet, engaging in sports, and not smoking, are habits that significantly reduce the risk of developing cancer,”

Camera & Editing: Richard Kwizera

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