Ikigo cyo mu Rwanda kigiye gutangira gukora umuti uvura kanseri

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Kuya 14 Nyakanga 2019 saa 10:33
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Ikigo LEAF Rwanda binyuze ku cyo gishamikiyeho cyo muri Amerika L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, cyasinye amasezerano agihesha gutangira gukora umuti uvura kanseri uzwi nka LEAF-1404, uzakorwa hakurikijwe amabwiriza mpuzamahanga, ‘Current Good Manufacturing Practices’ (cGMP).

Aya masezerano yasinywe hamwe n’ikigo Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) cyo muri Amerika, gifite ubunararibonye mu gufasha ibigo n’inganda mu gukora imiti.

Mu itangazo ryashyizwe ahagaragara, biteganywa ko icyo kigo kizahugura abantu bazaturuka mu Rwanda n’ibindi bihugu bya Afurika, bagahugurirwa muri Amerika mbere yo gutangira uruganda rukora imiti ruzubakwa i Kigali.

LEAF-1404 izaba ubundi bwoko bwa mbere bw’umuti wa Caelyx®/Doxil®, ukoreshwa kuva mu myaka isaga 20 mu Burengerazuba bw’Isi, wifashishwa mu kuvura kanseri ifata imirerantanga, kanseri y’ibere na Sarcome de Kaposi (ubwoko bwa kanseri ifata ibice bitandukanye by’umubiri.)

Imibare mpuzamahanga ku ndwara ya kanseri igaragaza ko nibura 90% by’indwara ya Sarcome de Kaposi iboneka muri Afurika, nyamara ugasanga abaturage bayo benshi batabasha kubona umuti wa Caelyx®/Doxil®.

Umuyobozi akaba n’uwashinze L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Clet Niyikiza, yavuze ko mu gukora LEAF-1404 hagendewe ku bipimo mpuzamahanga, hakazaboneka umuti uzatanga umusanzu ukomeye mu guhangana na kanseri.

Ati "Tuzabasha gukora umuti ugezweho, wizewe kandi uhendutse ku barwaye kanseri y’ibere, iy’imirerantanga na Sarcome de Kaposi. LEAF-1404 izaziba icyuho kigaragara mu buvuzi ku banyafurika barwaye Sarcome de Kaposi, aho kuva mu myaka isaga 20 ishize batabashije cyangwa batorohewe no kubona imiti. Mu gihe iyi ndwara icyibasiye cyane Abanyafurika, yabashije kurandurwa mu bihugu byo mu Burengerazuba bw’Isi."

Ishami ry’Umuryango w’Abibumbye rivuga ko umuti umwe mu icumi muri Afurika uba ufite ikibazo cy’ubuziranenge cyangwa wariganwe, ibyo bigatuma abasaga 100,000 bapfa buri mwaka.

Umuyobozi wungirije ushinzwe ubushakashatsi akaba n’umuyobozi w’ibikorwa by’ubuvuzi muri L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Victor Moyo, yavuze ko umubare munini w’abaturage bapfa kubera imiti itizewe cyangwa itujuje ubuziranenge, udakwiye kwihanganirwa.

Ati "Mu gutangira iyi gahunda, LEAF Rwanda izajya itanga imiti yujuje ubuziranenge ku mugabane wa Afurika."

Minisitiri w’Ubuzima Dr Diane Gashumba yavuze ko ikorwa rya LEAF-1404 rizafasha cyane abarwayi ba kanseri y’ibere, imirerantanga na Sarcome de Kaposi, bakabona imiti ikenewe kandi yizewe.

Ati "Twishimiye gufatanya na LEAF Rwanda na L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals kugira ngo mu maguru mashya iyi miti ibashe kuboneka yizewe kandi ihendutse, mu gihe u Rwanda n’ibindi bihugu bikomeje kubaka uburyo buhamye bw’ubuvuzi. "

Kanseri ni indwara ikomeje kwiyongera ku Isi, aho imibare igaragaza ko nibura ihitana abagera ku 5000 buri mwaka mu Rwanda.

LEAF Pharmaceuticals ni ikigo mpuzamahanga gifite intego yo kuvumbura no gushyira ku isoko uburyo bugezweho kandi bwizewe mu buvuzi bwa kanseri.

LEAF Rwanda ni ikigo 100 % cya LEAF Pharmaceuticals, kigamije kugira u Rwanda igicumbi cy’ubushakashatsi n’iterambere mu bijyanye n’ibikorwa by’ubuvuzi muri Afurika no hanze yayo.

Inkuru wasoma: Amerika yahaye Dr Clet Niyikiza uburenganzira bwo kugerageza imiti ivura kanseri


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