Rwanda Cancer Relief

RCR Educational Symposia

Rwanda has few tertiary hospitals and among these few only 5 can provide any type of cancer management. The few cancer specialists in the country are also scattered among these hospitals to the extent that one hospital can have a surgeon but no medical or radiation oncology. Patients with cancer diagnoses end up visiting at […]

RCR Tumor Board

Cancer management is complex; it involves various specialties. It is, therefore, essential for involved actors to properly communicate and engage in discussions to develop an appropriate plan otherwise, the potential of coming up with the appropriate solution to the issue will not have been exploited to the maximum. Tumor boards not only bring the directly […]

TV and Radio Talk Shows

RCR have held three TV talk shows and three Radio Talk Shows with the leading Media houses to advocate cancer awareness. In 2016, RCR advocated cancer awareness in media shows in Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA), Startimes, and DSTV Goodrich TV KigaliToday Radio (KTRadio) Voice of Africa (Voice ) Flash Radio FM- Stereo coverage All over […]

Cancer Writing Contest

RCR Cancer writing contest aimed to empower the public on cancer-related information and enhance the wellbeing of cancer survivors. This project has provided patients, survivors, relatives, and friends a platform to share their stories and, at the same time, debunk myths about cancer through writing contests. With the prospect of moving on with life, it […]

Outreach

RCR conducted different outreach sessions to raise awareness and educate about Childhood Cancers among patients at hospitals, health centers, and church fellows. In  Kibagaba Hospital, with two sessions, about 200 patients and 18 Healthcare providers were impacted by the outreach. One session at Remera Health Center reached 130 Patients and Parents and 10 Healthcare Providers, […]

Umuganda (Monthly Communal Activity)

In efforts to advocate for childhood cancer, R.C.R., together with our partners and sponsors, Rwanda Biomedical Center and I&M Bank, joined residents Nyarugunga Sector on 27th August ,2016, and conducted cleanliness of the surroundings. It was followed by a 1-hour teaching session, educating about Childhood Cancers.