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Ghana: 1st Lady Rallies Support for Cancer Care

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First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has rallied key stakeholders in the healthcare industry to do more with the treatment of cancer and build synergies to reduce prevalence of the disease in the country.

Speaking at the first ever cancer conference in Accra yesterday, the First Lady stressed that "we must begin to think of and treat cancers as we think of and treat diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

"Cancer is killing our young and old alike and it is time we confronted it boldly. Both the public and private sectors must support our people to have unhindered access to cancer care, private and public health insurance must cover cancers as possible in their benefit packages and we

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