About Us

Uganda Cancer Society (UCS) is an umbrella civil society Organisation that brings together NGOs and individuals involved in cancer control. UCS was founded in 2011 and registered as a company limited by guarantee for purely charitable purposes. It is one of the member organisations that form the Uganda Non-communicable Diseases Alliance (UNCDA). UCS has got strong partnership with government through the Uganda Cancer Institute and Ministry of Health. Over the years UCS has been positioning itself to effectively coordinate all civil society actors in cancer control. UCS has been working with her donor partners such as the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and the Common Wealth Foundation, among others, to strengthen capacities of cancer organisations (for ACS) as well as scale up awareness raising and advocacy for a effective cancer service delivery in the country.

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Uganda concludes the 14th SIOP Africa Congress

Uganda Cancer Society led other civil society partners to participate at the SIOP Africa Congress aRead More

UCS and APCA hold dissemination workshops on patient – public engagement and participation in Uganda

Uganda Cancer Society (UCS) partnered with the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) to implemeRead More

UCS and Uganda Counseling Association agree on professional counseling for cancer patients

UCS team had warm discussions with officials from the Uganda Counseling Association.Read More

UCS leads civil society organisations to the 14th SIOP Africa congress taking place in Uganda

Uganda Cancer Society is delighted to lead the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) drawn from Italy, Read More

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