The ORCI provides consultations, diagnosis, and treatment for both cancer and non cancer patients. We also provide services to clients using their health insurance companies like NHIF, AAR etc.
The Directorate of Planning was established as a separate division on June of 2011. There are two Sections in the directorate namely; Planning and Resources Advocacy and Mobilization. ORCI Planning guideline intends to bring uniformity and clarity to guide the implementation of a coherent and coordinated program to make quality health planning services increasingly more accessible to and equitable for all Tanzanians

Our Duties

  • Coordinate formulation of and preparation of institution’s medium term strategic plan, budget and annual plan,
    Monitor and evaluate implementation of the Institute’s Annual Plans and Medium Term Strategic Plan,
  • Prepare periodic performance reports,
  • Develop strategies for resources mobilization activities,
  • Develop and review grants and resource management manual/guidelines,
  • Undertake service delivery surveys to collect stakeholders /clients views on services rendered by ORCI,
  • Establish a comprehensive system for performance audit and reporting of cancer related planned projects/programs; and
  • Review and undertake regular analysis of trends in expenditure pattern and returns on cancer planned activities and recommend for funding.

The Human Capacity for Clinical Services:
The division is headed by the Director.
Below the director there is Planning Manager and Planning Officer.

National Cancer Control Strategy 2013 - 2022

The ORCI in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare developed National Cancer Control Strategy (NCCS). The National Cancer Control Strategy (NCCS) is a roadmap toward the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated national response to cancer in Tanzania. Tanzania was chosen by IAEA/PACT as a pilot model demonstration site (PMDS) in Africa, and this strategy and action plan is a step toward making Tanzania a model for other African countries to emulate. Aim and Goals of the National Cancer Control Strategy The aim of the NCCS is to strengthen and accelerate the translation of cancer control knowledge into public health action. The focus is placed on ensuring integration of cancer control into existing healthcare delivery system in order to reduce incidence of cancer cases and improve quality of life of patients and their families.
Nine (9) NCCS Goals:
Goal 1: Primary prevention:
Goal 2: Early detection, screening and diagnosis:
Goal 3: Treatment:
Goal 4: Palliative care:
Goal 5: Cancer registration and surveillance:
Goal 6: Training, Education and Research:
Goal 7: Instill appropriate knowledge and skills to strategic staff in all areas of cancer control in Tanzania
Goal 8: Establish cancer society that will advocate for and effectively participate in sustainable cancer control initiatives
Goal 9: Integration and Coordination of Cancer Control into existing health services: