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Congo advances in pediatric cancer treatment

Congo advances in pediatric cancer treatment

Republic of the Congo

It is a step closer in the treatment of pediatric cancer in Republic of the Congo.

The Adolph Cissé General hospital in Pointe-Noire has a pediatric oncology unit, a first in a country where 18 cases of pediatric cancer were reported this year, out of 180 registered patients.

“It is a mobile respiratory device that allows the patient to be cared for from the accident site to the intensive care unit. This device has three functions for adults, children and totally autonomous neo-natology. Since it is always difficult for a doctor to have all the exact parameters of what is needed including systole, diastole, all saturation parameters, this device automatically gives you the opportunity to have all the saturation characteristics of the patient instantly and at this time we have less risk of management”, said Valery Boupda, Technical Director of Euraftrade.

This device automatically gives you the opportunity to have all the saturation characteristics of the patient instantly.

A foundation, Calissa ikama, was created by a father whose daughter lost her life 10 years ago to pediatric cancer. He’s since still be working hard to raise awareness about the illness.

Our Cedric Sehossolo reports that 8% of pediatric cancer cases have been recorded in Congo Republic, a rate that donors in this pediatric oncology unit hope to see reduced.

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