A Milestone in Healthcare: Kisumu First Lady Advocates for Free Cancer Care in Kitui


In a momentous occasion, Kisumu First Lady, Madam Dorothy Nyong’o, stood alongside Kitui County officials to champion the cause of accessible cancer care in Africa. The recent inauguration of the Phangisile Mtshali Cancer Center at Kitui County Referral Hospital (KCRH) marked a significant step towards providing life-saving resources in the health sector.

Madam Nyong’o, also the patron of Africa Cancer Foundation, passionately called for free cancer care, emphasizing the importance of addressing this critical issue that affects countless lives. Her plea echoed across the serene waters of Lake Victoria, resonating with the mission of delivering quality and affordable healthcare to the people of Kitui.

The official opening ceremony in Kitui witnessed the collaboration between Kisumu First Lady and Kitui County Deputy Governor, HE Wambua Kanani. Their joint efforts showcased a commitment to improving healthcare services, particularly in the crucial area of cancer treatment.

Under the leadership of Dr. Malombe’s administration, Kitui County has taken a bold step towards achieving its vision of a healthier community. The newly commissioned cancer center stands as a beacon of hope, symbolizing progress in the fight against this pervasive disease.

The Kitui Referral Hospital now proudly houses the Phangisile Mtshali Cancer Center, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to provide comprehensive cancer care. This development not only signifies a win for Kitui in the health sector but also highlights the broader initiative to strengthen healthcare infrastructure across Africa.

As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of this remarkable milestone, it is crucial to recognize the collective dedication and collaboration that made the establishment of the cancer center possible. The tireless efforts of leaders like Kisumu First Lady Madam Dorothy Nyong’o and the unwavering support from the Kitui County government have paved the way for a brighter and healthier future.

In conclusion, the Phangisile Mtshali Cancer Center stands as a testament to the transformative power of unity and shared purpose in advancing healthcare. It serves as a model for other regions to emulate, fostering a continent-wide commitment to combating cancer and ensuring that quality healthcare remains within reach for all.

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