Government working on decentralising cancer treatment facilities


By Staff Reporter
Health and Child Care Deputy Minister Dr John Mangwiro, says government is working on a plan to decentralise cancer treatment facilities across the country's provinces, in line with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's vision, of becoming a middle income economy by 2030.
In an interview with journalists on the sidelines of the launch of a breast cancer awareness programme, Dr Mangwiro said cancer treatment facilities must be accessible and affordable to all Zimbabweans by 2030.
October is breast cancer awareness month, whose aim is to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
Meanwhile Zimpapers public relations and corporate affairs manager Beatrice Tonhodzayi, has implored men to be part of this year's cancer power walk to raise funds for cancer patients.
This year's edition of the Zimpapers cancer power walk will be held on the 3rd of November in Harare, Bulawayo and Mutare con-currently

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