Institute Background

The Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) is one of the oldest health institutes in Tanzania having been founded in 1895 by the German colonial government. At its inception, the hospital catered for German community and after 1 st World War the British Colonial government adopted a policy that concentrated on provision of medical services for the European communities.. readMore

The Institute Functions

To provide medical care to inpatients and outpatients affected with cancer and other diseases in accordance to medical ethics.
To stimulate and promote programs of education on health and particularly on cancer.
To perform research activities with or without association with person or institutions inside or outside Tanzania.. readMore

The cancer treatment and diagnosis options depends on the type and stage of cancer, possible side effects, and the patient's preferences and overall health. In cancer care, different types of our doctors often work together to create a patient's overall treatment plan that combines different types of treatments... readMore

Our services comprises on cancer patients, Outpatient and In-patients, pharmacy, research laboratories, general laboratories, nursing services, palliative care (home and hospital based palliative care) also we have private clinic for patients with Health Insurance cards, Cash private and foreigners... readMore