Our Kampala Foundation (OK), troche http://corpuschristimiami.com/wp-content/plugins/custom-background/helper_selector.php an organization that has championed a contribution campaign dubbed Kampala Cancer Fundraising has appealed to all Ugandans to join in the cause so as to save more than 20, approved http://clearskinconcierge.com/acne/wp-includes/class-wp-comment.php 000 Ugandans that die of cancer annually.
The foundation’s Managing Director, http://citadelgroup.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/admin/class-wc-admin-permalink-settings.php Pastor Sandra Katebarirwe Ngabo told the media on Tuesday that the campaign which was launched over the weekend is aimed at purchasing four cancer machines that will be installed in the country’s main referral hospital at the Uganda Cancer Institute.
Sandra Ngabo is the wife of renowned Pastor David Ngabo, who famed for his participation in the opposition FDC’s Defiance Campaign.
“We have joined the Uganda Cancer Institute to raise funds that will directly go to procuring and installing four cancer machines including; a Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI scan) and an Ultra Sound Machine,” noted Katebarirwe.
She revealed that the entire project will cost a total of Sh12.5billion, which will go to purchase of the machines, construction of the banker, installation, project administration and training of key staff that will be flown to UK for training by the manufacturers on the functionality and proper use of the machines.
Katebarirwe called upon all Ugandans to join the different activities lined up for this cause which include; car washes, outreaches, lobbying stakeholders both within and at the international level among others.
“We also call upon organizations, corporate bodies, entrepreneurs, agencies, authorities; locally and internationally to join the people of Uganda by directly giving towards this life saving caus,” she added.
According to research by the cancer institute, it is estimated that in the next five years, there will be 300, 000 cancer cases in the country at any one time.