Cowal.Sellars CancerandUHC 4.17.20 RTXQPE5 SIXTEEN NINE
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The Federal Government has set up a committee to implement the Cancer Health Fund, CHF.

The Director-General of the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, NICRAT, Dr Usman Aliyu, disclosed this at an interactive session organised by NICRAT, in collaboration with the International Society of Media on Public Health on Saturday in Abuja.

The CHF is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Health aimed at providing cancer treatment to indigent Nigerians and strengthening national cancer care.

The initiative commenced in 2021 with six pilot hospitals – the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna state; the National Hospital, Abuja; the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, among others.

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