UCS and her partners holding one of the coordination meetings at the Ministry of Health boardroom in February 2020
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.