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Ex-President Jonathan advocates more support in fight against cancer

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Ex-President Jonathan advocates more support in fight against cancer

 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has emphasised the need to give National Cancer Control Plan (NCCP 2018 – 2022) a strong backing to defeat the effect of Cancer in Nigeria.

Jonathan made the call at an event organised by Lift Above Poverty Organisation, tagged, ‘Promoting Community based Cancer Control Programme in Nigeria: LAPO-C4 INITIATIVE’.

According to him, the current National Cancer Control Plan (NCCP 2018 – 2022) which is an offshoot of the first National Cancer Control Plan (NCCP 2008 – 2013), has identified a comprehensive set of seven objectives.

“This covers prevention, treatment, care, advocacy, data management, logistics and governance.

“I charge all stakeholders to give the plan the much-needed backing for effective implementation.

“This will ensure that our nation makes significant progress in cancer management and treatment. Read more on pulse.ng and naijaonpoint.com.ng


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