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HPV VACCINE INTRODUCTION

HPV VACCINE INTRODUCTION

Greetings. Cervical cancer is a major public health concern in Kenya. It is the second most common cancer in women but the most common cause of cancer deaths. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the primary cause of 99.7% of all cervical cancers. At least two-thirds of cervical cancer cases could be

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TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS H & B

A BACKBONE OF SUPPORT IS A CARE PATIENT’S GREATEST ASSET One of the most important, gratifying and difficult roles on the road to cancer recovery is played by the caregiver. These cancer tips will assist in defining your place in your care patient’s life while helping you to take care

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AFRICA PATIENT CONNECT FORUM

Dear Patient Advocates, On behalf of Roche, thank you very much for attending AFRICA PATIENT CONNECT FORUM. We hope that you found the forum informative and worthwhile. Our theme was to empower patient organizations in Africa. There were topics covered during the forum and the presenters did an outstanding job

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Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health

The Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases in Kenya: An Examination of the Time Trends and Contribution of the Changes in Diet and Physical Inactivity Authors Edward Michieka Onyango1, 2, *, Benjamin Moranga Onyango3 1. Department of Health Sciences, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA

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Cancer cliches to avoid: I’m not ‘brave’

Fighter, warrior, hero – some of the terms you might see used to describe people with cancer. But according to a new survey, for some with the illness the words are seen as inappropriate rather than uplifting. The UK poll by Macmillan Cancer Support of 2,000 people who have or

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72nd World Health Assembly

It was an honour doing the closing remarks at the sideline meeting of the 72nd World Health Assembly, Putting Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions at the Heart of UHC and representing people living with NCDs.

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Lymphoedema – what is this?

So you get a cancer diagnosis and are lucky enough to get proper treatment and go through the process… And when you come out on the other side with a sigh of relief, you get hit by this little monster called lymphoedema that slowly sneaks up on you and needs

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