The incidence of oral cancer has increased in Maldives, declared Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Monday. In a statement released to mark World Cancer Day, HPA stated that the statistics of both Aasandha and National Social Protection Agency (NSPA) indicate that incidence of oral cancer has spiked since 2016. HPA highlighted that the main causes
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) says that current trends show younger age groups, including children, are at higher risk of developing cancer. The first-ever Maldivian oncology surgeon has started his practice at the state-owned Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH). Dr Mohamed Shifan, 43, was working at IGMH before leaving for Sri Lanka to specialise in cancer surgery.