Current Date:

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Health Ministry Pays $120 Million Annually to Support Treatment of Most Diseases

Khartoum – Wife of the President of the Republic, Widad Babikir and Federal Minister of Health, Bahr Idris Abu Garda inaugurated the ceremony of the distribution of cancer

drugs to treatment centers in the country.
The wife of the President of the Republic expressed her appreciation to the medical and health sector workers, reviewing the government's efforts in the field of health, pointing out that health has become an international concern needs all efforts to address the health challenges.
For his part, Abu Garda said that the state pays 120 million dollars annually to support the treatment of most diseases, praising Swiss company Roche for reducing 50% of the cost of cancer treatment, which contributed to the implementation of the agreement and partnership signed by the Federal Ministry of Health, pointing out that the next phase will see the establishment many treatment centers for cancer in a number of states to save time and effort and contribute in reducing the spread and complications of cancer, calling for more coordination with all relevant parties.