NSIA and BVGH partner to bolster cancer treatment for Nigerians

Submitted by nsia_admin on Wed, 04/28/2021 - 08:28

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (“NSIA” or “the Authority”) announces the expanded strategic partnership between the NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center (“the Center”) and BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) to realize NSIA’s vision for reducing the impact of cancer in Nigeria. Under the arrangement, the NSIA will benefit from BVGH’s African Access Initiative (AAI) which is suited to enabling both parties to achieve their objective of containing Cancer-related mortality in the country.

This partnership builds further on the solid foundation of programs led by BVGH that is delivering value to the Center and helping to improve treatment for Nigerians. As it stands, cancer is a serious health threat in Nigeria, with 116,000 new cancer cases reported each year and more than 70,000 deaths annually