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INCTR TANZANIA OFFICE STATUS REPORT 2005 DR. TWALIB A. NGOMA. BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT TANZANIA. Pop. 35 million GDP USD 523 Total health exp. 4.8% GDP Dr./Patient ratio 1:23,000 Number of oncologists : 6 oncologists New cancer pts/yr – 30,000

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background information about tanzania
BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT TANZANIA

Pop. 35 million

GDP USD 523 Total health exp. 4.8% GDP

Dr./Patient ratio 1:23,000

Number of oncologists : 6 oncologists

New cancer pts/yr – 30,000

Realistic number of patients able to access services at the only cancer institute – 10%

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mission vision of inctr office in tanzania
MISSION & VISION OF INCTR OFFICE IN TANZANIA
  • MISSION – Help build capacity for high quality Cancer Treatment and Research in Tanzania and the Africa region
  • VISION –Reach a stage where most of the cancer patients in Tanzania receive the benefits of advances in cancer management so as to increase survival rates and quality of life.

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personnel and structure
PERSONNEL AND STRUCTURE
  • Principal Investigator and Head of INCTR office - Dr. Twalib Ngoma
  • Data Manager – Seif Mkamba
  • Research Coordinator – Jane Kaijage
  • Research Nurse – Mary Haule
  • Project Secretary – Adeline Urassa

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inctr staff
INCTR STAFF

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inctr tanzania office activities 2005
INCTR TANZANIA OFFICE ACTIVITIES 2005
  • Cancer Control Projects – IARC/INCTR project on early detection of cancer of the cervix in Tanzania using VIA/VILLI
  • Research – Treatment and Characterization of Burkitts lymphoma in Africa
  • INCTR Breast and Retinoblastoma retrospective studies
  • Local organization of Palliative Care workshop June 2005

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on going and proposed burkitts lymphoma projects
ON GOING AND PROPOSED BURKITTS LYMPHOMA PROJECTS
  • Burkitts Lymphoma Clinical study
  • Burkitts Lymphoma Laboratory studies – role of EBV and role of malaria in causation of Burkitts lymphoma
  • Depocyte study in CNS relapses –(proposed)

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proposed activities 2005
PROPOSED ACTIVITIES 2005

The office is planning to prepare a request to the Education Committee of INCTR for assistance in developing a palliative care and cancer awareness training programs.

The office plans to organise local clinical trials and research methodology training sessions in 2006

The office plans to have fund raising activites in 2006.

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