Coalition Burkinabè Contre le Cancer (COBUCAN)

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The COBUCAN regroups 18 cancer civil society organisations with the overarching goal to strenghten national actions to prevent and control cancer in Burkina Faso. The objectives of the COBUCAN include: promoting the right to access cancer services; fighting stigmatisation related to cancer; improving quality of life of cancer patients; influence national cancer control policies; Capitalising on and sharing best practises, lessons learnt and other learning from cancer research; Supporting cancer control initiatives led by public and private actors; Ensuring collaboration with cancer associations in other countries and internationally; implementing awareness raising activities as well as training; organising with public authorities public events contributing to cancer control nationally and globally; potentially creating and supporting and managing centers and activities; participating with the Ministry of health to the implementation of cancer screening activities.

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Last update: 
Monday 26 September 2022