Namibia (University of Namibia) UNAM, MoHSS & DKFZ host first cancer care research workshop in Namibia

The University of Namibia in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), recently hosted a first-of-its-kind workshop to deliberate on the enhancement of cancer care in Namibia.

The two-day workshop comprised presentations by different stakeholders and professionals in health care including oncology, surgery, radiology, social work, and nursing, amongst others, to share knowledge and expertise on high-quality cancer care such as prevention, screening, treatment, clinical trials, palliative care and survivorship care.

Addressing the workshop participants, Prof. Frednard Gideon, UNAM Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs applauded the support of DKFZ and the wonderful work they are doing in research for life without cancer and expressed gratitude to the delegation for their support in helping Namibia find solutions in the fight against cancer.