Members Awareness Events

KENCO has brought together over 25 cancer civil society organizations and groups by playing a coordinating role. Some of the activities KENCO members are involved include Cancer screening, Patient support, Advocacy, Information & education and Fundraising. Seen here are some recent member activities by Hope & Courage International (HCI), Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya (CACK) [...]

By | 2018-06-06T10:11:34+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments

Cancer Talk with Rebecca Lepsik from CureCervicalCancer USA

KENCO routinely organizes talks and cancer education for members on various topics on cancer.Rebecca Lepsik RN from CureCervicalCancer USA spoke to members at KENCO offices about early detection and prevention of cervical cancer.

By | 2018-06-06T10:11:54+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Events, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Childhood Cancer Day

KENCO and Cancer control stakeholders in collaboration with Kiambu county hosted an International Childhood Cancer Day event at Ndumberi Primary school grounds. There was free cancer screening and health check up, talks on nutrition and oral health, testimonies from cancer survivors, entertainment from school children and Hope & Courage International(Kenco member) children and the Host [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:31:18+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Media Relations

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:10:26+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

World Cancer Day 2017

KENCO alongside the Ministry of Health and the Nairobi County Government jointly held World Cancer Day celebrations in Nairobi County on 4th February 2017. This year’s theme was “We can, I can” and the focus was on directly engaging the public with cancer information. The event, dubbed “taking cancer to the streets” was celebrated at [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:11:48+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Fafanuka Mobile Platform

Fafanuka is an integrated mobile platform by Safaricom that seeks to avail information on Non-Communicable Diseases under the auspices of NCDAK using a USSD code.  The first phase focuses on Epilepsy, Cardio-Vascular disease, Diabetes and Cancer and Health promotion. The project was piloted in May this year using employees of Safaricom in Nairobi, Thika and [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:13:57+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Launch of Cancer Control Strategies

KENCO has played a significant role in the National Cancer Control Strategy 2017 – 2022 which was launched on 7th July 2017 at Radisson Blu. The vice chair delivered a speech emphasizing civil society role in ensuring its implementation. KENCO had been involved from the early stages of planning participating in the 17th January 2017 stakeholder meeting [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:15:42+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Cancer IEC Materials Training

The launch of the Cancer IEC materials was followed by an IEC cancer materials training on 3rdMarch 2017 with participants from public hospitals and KENCO member organizations directly handling cancer patients participating. The training entailed power point presentations, interactive group work, group presentations and role play. 43 participants represented 10 counties. The training ensured the [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:19:47+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Launch of Cancer Education Materials in Kenya

KENCO together with the American Cancer Society and the Ministry of Health launched the IEC cancer education materials during a breakfast event on January 31st at Silver Springs Hotel. The Cabinet Secretary for Health Dr. Cleopa Mailu was present to launch the materials ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4. Amongst those present were representatives [...]

By | 2017-11-16T14:22:33+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments