Tag Archives: Cancer

Government Urged to Increase Commitment to Funding for Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment is relatively expensive, and even considered to impoverish the patient. For this reason, the state must enlarge its role, through the National Health Insurance (JKN) scheme. The chairman of the Indonesian Health Economics Association, Hasbullah Thabrany, said that the government should not suppress cancer financing, because it is …

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Gaza Holds Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer

Health authorities and a charity in Gaza are stepping up efforts to persuade more women to undergo breast cancer testing. They hope to overcome the social stigma in the conservative Palestinian enclave regarding the handling of the disease. As part of efforts to mark October as Cancer Awareness Month, the …

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