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Congratulations to Peter Ogik on his recognition from the Obama Foundation

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Uganda Cancer Trust UK warmly congratulates Peter Ogik from the Source of the Nile Union of Persons with Albinism (SNUPA), who has been chosen by the Obama Foundation as one of Africa’s emerging leaders for his work with people with albinism. He is one of just 200 people selected out of 10,000 applicants.

NY Times features Uganda’s fight against breast cancer

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Interesting article in the New York Times showing many of the challenges in relation to cancer diagnosis and information in Uganda. Our partnership with the Makerere Palliative Care Unit to expand their volunteer programme is trying to help people get the support and information they need. Some stories from the volunteer programme will be posted here shortly.

For a more detailed look at some of the issues have a look at this report by Annie Young (opens as PDF).