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By Martha Nakimuli

The Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, will be the Chief Walker at the 2013 Rotary Cancer Run on Sunday 25th August, 2013 at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.

Kadaga confirmed that she will take part in the event.

Rotarians in Uganda are partnering with Centenary Bank and Crown Beverages Limited through its flagship brand Pepsi, to organise the Run so as to raise funds for the completion of the Rotary Cancer Ward at St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya – Kampala, Uganda.

The Ward will help supplement the current limited facilities for cancer patients in the country. The proposed 32-bed capacity ward is estimated to cost Ushs1.1 billion.

The first Rotary Cancer Run, which was held in August 2012 managed to raise over Ushs 300 million shillings.