1st December 2017 – The new look of the Oncology Unit of the Seychelles Hospital will be revealed in an opening ceremony on Wednesday 6th December 2017, at 9am. The facility, located in the Red Roof Building, will officially be re-opened by Minister for Health, Mr Jean Paul Adam.  

In attendance will be the Principal Secretary for Health, Dr Bernard Valentin, the Special Adviser to the minister, Dr Loren Reginald, the WHO Representative in Seychelles, Dr Tenin Gakuruh, patients accompanied by their family and several sponsors who contributed towards the renovations.

Renovation works on the facility cost 1.5 million rupees and was sponsored by three local non-governmental organisations, the Cancer Concern Association, Seychelles Round Table and the Soroptimist International Club of Victoria.

Each organisation contributed five hundred thousand Seychelles Rupees.