MCA wants County to develop annual screening program for chronic diseases

Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has tabled a motion at the County assembly of Nakuru that seeks to have county government develop a comprehensive program for screening of cancer, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases in all wards annually. According to the MCA, this will help address challenges that always come about with patients not going for screening early. The Motion is now scheduled for debate by members. “This afternoon I have tabled a motion in the county assembly that will see county government develop a comprehensive program for comprehensive…

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Men urged to take action on prostate cancer

Nakuru county First lady Elizabeth Kinyanjui has challenged men to take advantage of medical camps and mobile outreach programs in the fight against cancer. Speaking on Thursday during a Beyond Zero mobile clinic outreach at Mosop in Rongai Sub County, the Nakuru county First lady asked those in need of cancer treatment to visit the Cancer clinic at Nakuru General Hospital. She added that her office is in talks with AMREF to organize a medical camp for women with Obstetric Fistula, expected to be held soon. “Those who have this…

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Nakuru County set to open an Oncology Clinic to cater for cancer patients

Nakuru is set to open an Oncology Clinic to cater for cancer patients in a month’s time, a move aimed at taking quality and affordable healthcare services to the people. Governor Lee Kinyanjui said those diagnosed with cancer at the Nakuru Level 5 Hospital had to travel to other counties or abroad for treatment. “We will build capacity for our nurses in cancer care so that we do not import experts to the hospital once the clinic is open,” stated the Governor. He said the County had hired 200 nurses…

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