Cancer care in Needle Hospital, Hargeisa, Somaliland

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Published: 5 Dec 2023
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Gebrekirstos Hagos - Needle Hospital, Hargeisa, Somaliland

Dr Gebrekirstos Hagos speaks to ecancer about his article published in ecancermedicalscience on 'Cancer care in Needle Hospital, Hargeisa, Somaliland.'

He details the current status of cancer care in Somaliland, particularly highlighting the shortage of radiotherapy machines.

Dr Hagos explains that Needle Hospital opened in 2013 with the cancer centre opening in 2022. The cancer centre allows patients to be treated in Somaliland and not travel abroad for treatment.