Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
::Bugando Medical Centre
BUGANDO AND CUHAS COLLABORATES TO CONDUCT A RESEARCH ON HEART, CANCER,AND NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES. .
BugandoZonal Referral Hospital and Catholic University of Health and Allied Science (CUHAS), This September 15, 2019 has begun the study of Cancer, Heart and other non-communicable diseases, as a step to implement the Honorable President Dr. John JosephPombeMagufuli, an order he issued on 15 July 2019 when he visited Bugando Hospital to open seven Health Improvement Projects.
Speaking to journalistthe Director General of Bugando Hospital Prof. Abel Makubi said, "The management of Bugando Hospital together with the Catholic University of Health and Science (CUHAS) have decided to conduct a study of cardiovascular, cancer and other non-communicable diseases, as to carry out the instructions of Mr. President Dr. John Joseph PombeMagufuli ".
In addition, Professor Makubi added that the aim of the study was to find out the magnitude of the problem and the causes of heart and cancer problems, as the statistics shows, there has been a significant increase in non-communicable diseases in particular, of heart, diabetes, hypertension and cancer so that the Community can know how to prevent themselves from these diseases, a low-level study starting from homes (households) in the six regions of the lakezone, 12 districts to 7,700 participants.
Along with this, Director of Research Issues Professor Domenica Morona from the Catholic University of Health and Science Bugando (CUHAS) said CUHAS has been doing research with many companies abroad in many projects. So