Cancer Treatment During COVID-19

Cancer Treatment During COVID-19

Kenya is currently grappling with a double challenge of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and Cancer, which is the third leading cause of death in Kenya, with a Kenyan dying every 15 minutes. The Latest data across the world, shows that cancer is among one of the more serious comorbidities that increase […]

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Tobacco, Alcohol & Sugar Sin Tax

Tobacco, Alcohol & Sugar Sin Tax

Today, Kenyan Network of Cancer Organizations (KENCO), The International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) and The National Taxpayers Association (NTA) in a sitting with the National Treasury have called upon the government to increase excise duty taxes on all tobacco products, alcoholic beverages and sugar sweetened beverages. This call is […]

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National Cancer Survivor’s Day

National Cancer Survivor’s Day

National Cancer Survivors’ Day is an annual event commemorated by communities all-over the world, on the first Sunday of June as a CELEBRATION for those who have survived cancer, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed with cancer, a gathering of SUPPORT for families affected by cancer, and an OUTREACH to […]

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Cancer & COVID-19

Cancer & COVID-19

Recently, on 12th March 2022, Kenya marked exactly two years since the first case of COVID 19 was confirmed in the country. We applaud the G overnment for the measures that were taken immediately after and since then to contain the spread and management of the disease in the country. […]

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Launch of Breast Cancer Action Plan

Launch of Breast Cancer Action Plan

The Ministry of Health (MoH) will tomorrow, Friday, 22nd October 2021, proudly launch the Breast Cancer Action Plan (2021-2025) at Nakuru Level 5 Hospital. This is specially being done during the Breast Cancer awareness month, which is marked annually in October, to raise awareness of the critical importance of breast […]

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