Thousands of Ugandans yesterday morning turned up for the 12th edition of the annual Rotary Cancer Run at Kololo independence grounds.
This year’s run attracted up to Ugandans in over 40 locations all over Uganda and in key cities around the world.
The run was held under the theme “Run for hope, and aimed at raising two billion shillings towards the construction of two bunkers that will house 2 LINAC cancer testing and treatment machines at St. Francis Hospital Nsambya and in so doing help in the efforts to fight cancer prevalence in Uganda.
Speaking at the flag-off event, Fabian Kasi, the Managing Director of Centenary Bank called for a unified effort by Ugandans in their efforts to fight cancer, adding that the people’s presence signified their compassion, resilience, and unwavering commitment to a brighter, healthier future for all.
This year’s chair organizing committee Rotary Uganda Christine Namayanja thanked Ugandans for their constant support towards the effort to eliminate the cancer scourge. END