Childhood Cancers Commemoration Month

Childhood Cancers Commemoration Month

Nairobi, 10 th September 20 20 The month of September each year is the childhood cancer awareness month. During this month, specific focus is put on childhood cancers to celebrate the gains made in childhood cancer control, discuss the challenges and solutions, advocate for improvement in childhood cancer services, encourage […]

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Tobacco Control Press Release

Tobacco Control Press Release

It has come to our attention that senior Government officials from the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry met with a high-level team from a leading Tobacco Manufacturer in Kenya. We learnt that they held extensive discussions touching on the regulations that govern the tobacco industry and the establishment of […]

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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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