MPs support bid to make cancer treatment part of basic healthcare

Homa Bay Woman Rep Gladys Wanga.

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What you need to know:

  • If passed and assented to by President Kenyatta, it will come as a great relief to thousands of cancer patients.
  • The bill also champions the promotion of e-health and telemedicine in the prevention and treatment of cancer.

The Cancer Prevention and Control (Amendment) Bill, 2019, yesterday received overwhelming support from Members of Parliament during the debate in the morning session.

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