Why it matters
176.3Cancer incidence rate (per 100,000)
1.3 MArequipa population
85.5Cancer mortality rate (per 100,000)
Needs and challenges in Arequipa
A multidisciplinary technical committee of local experts and institutions is currently undertaking an analysis of the state of cancer care in the city and identifying essential priorities.
Peru’s health sector is implementing structural changes to fight cancer in an organised and integrated manner, so this MoU is a propitious moment to strengthen our work in reducing the burden of this disease.