The Vice Chancellor of the University of Gezira Prof. Mohamed El-Sanousi, signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of research and cancer control with the Salah Wansi foundation for Cancer Research and Control, which represented the institution the executive manager Dr.Salah Al -Da’ak at El-Shouda hall yesterday. The aim of the research cooperation is to contribute to reducing the incidence of cancer and access to a healthy society in addition to raising awareness of the causes of this disease.
The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Mohamed El-Sanousi, emphasized the role of the University in solving social problems and providing services through projects, initiatives and researches that play a major role in the development of society. He praised the efforts exerted by the foundation in promoting and developing cancer control and methods used in this framework.
The Dean of the National Cancer Institute ,Dr. Moawiya Mohamed Ali, expressed his optimism for the possibility of achieving excellent results through the memorandum of understanding signed with the Salah Wansi foundation and its researches, which contribute to reducing the spread of the disease, He said that the institute provides integrated treatment services and has a huge balance of research in the field of tumors, pointing out that it is the only center for tissue matching tests. The Executive manager of the institution, Dr. Salah Al-Da’ak, said that the Memorandum of Understanding provides opportunities for capacity building and delivery of primary treatment services for cancer patients, adding that the Institution is in the process of training 250 family Physician in this field.