Fafanuka is a mobile platform that is designed to provide Short Message Service (SMS) about Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) upon subscription. The launch of the platform was done in a splendorous event during the World Diabetes Day celebrations on 14th November 2018 at Emusire primary school in Vihiga County. The platform was launched in elegance [...]
Kisumu Cancer Survivors Group held their cancer awareness walk and cancer screening on 7th November 2018. The walk was flagged off by Kisumu County CEC Health Dr. Rosemary Obara, the screenings took place on 7th November to 8th November at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital. The theme of the initiative was walk 2 conquer. [...]
According to the Global Cancer Observatory fact sheet on the prevalence of cancer in Kenya, breast cancer is the leading menace in women and prostate cancer in men. Oesophagus cancer has also cost many Kenyans their lives. 404-kenya-fact-sheets
Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya held a cancer awareness and screening event at Uthiru Vocational Training Center. Many people turned up for the event and got a chance to get screened for breast cancer, cervical cancer and prostate cancer. There were also health checks being done to test for BMI, blood pressure and diabetes check [...]
KENCO engagement with Oncology and medical professionals was held at Heron Hotel on 31st October 2018. It was a fruitful breakfast meeting that will propel the cancer control agenda.
Grace Wanjiku Mweru and Hope & Courage International hosted a cancer screening and awareness event at the Thika Women's Prison. The women got a chance to get screened and they learnt more on cancer. The theme of the event was a gift of hope.
Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya at K1 Klub House, Parklands on 28th October 2018. Staff, patrons and the public were screened. The event was one of a kind having a club-market setup.
KENCO held a power breakfast meeting with High Level Inter-Religious Leaders on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 at Crowne Plaza. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the role of the religious leaders in cancer control. The event was graced by the KENCO Board, secretariat and high ranking religious leaders in the country. This was [...]
Women 4 Cancer organized an event titled BROFL to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it was held at the Sigona Golf Club on Friday, 5th October. The support shown by the men and women who turned up for the golfing event was commendable.
Stoma World marked the World Ostomy Day in style at Sathya Sai Medical Clinic on 6th October 2018. The theme for the event was speaking out changes lives! Fighting the poo taboo. Those in attendance got a chance to hear from cancer survivors.