KENCO as an umbrella organization continues to enjoy a good working relationship with the media. Both print and electronic journalists continue to seek KENCO’s position on various issues such as the doctors and nurses strike, cancer financing and disease specific information. KENCO has issued a number of press releases.
The Health Journalists Roundtable: In recognition that health journalism plays a significant role in the communication of health issues to the public, KENCO organized a health journalism roundtable on 30th June 2017 at Radisson Blu. The roundtable was to explore ways in which cancer civil society and media can work together to ensure proper messaging was going out to the public. A clinical oncologist Dr Komen spoke to the journalists about the current treads in cancer control.