Coming in 2016: Cancer Care Centre

Coming in 2016: Cancer Care Centre

In late 2015, FCCT will break ground on the Cancer Care Centre (CCC), the Northern Healthcare Zone’s first designated cancer care facility. The CCC will be located on the campus of Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania. It will be built via several construction phases, which are outlined below.

In its first full year of operation, the CCC will serve more than 1,300 patients–individuals who might otherwise have no access to care. Will you help us make that happen? Make a donation today.


The Phase I CCC will comprise an entry area with registration and waiting; a clinical program with two exam rooms; an infusion program with six bays; plus ancillary areas as required. This wing shall be able to accommodate linear expansion of clinical and infusion programs in the future.

Estimated cost: US $375,000*

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The Phase I Technology Wing will house equipment necessary for delivering high-quality cancer care–including a brachytherapy unit and a linear accelerator.

Estimated cost: $800,000

TOTAL PHASE I COST: $1.2 million


PHASE II: Hostel 

The Phase II Hostel will include eight bedrooms with two single beds in each, one for the patient and the other for an accompanying family member; separate common bathrooms for male and female guests; matron quarters; a common sitting room; a dining room for eighteen people with adjacent servery; corridors, and storage space. The hostel will also accommodate linear expansion in the future.

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Estimated cost: US $375,000


unnamed (1)In Phase II, FCCT will expand the CCC to include a Radiation Oncology Wing with two linear accelerators plus brachytherapy, MRI and CT scan units; a Medical Oncology Wing with a ten-chair infusion unit, plus an oncology clinic with six exams rooms; a Reception and Administration Wing; plus ancillary areas as required.

Estimated cost: US $1,600,000*

Total Phase I and Phase II Cost: $US 2 million+*

*Note: These numbers don’t include the cost of equipment, medicines or staff.
Renderings and estimates provided by Jengo Imara Design Group