International CML DAY 27th September 2014

Disease and drug monitoring program

Support Group

Henzo Kenya currently has 559 patients, care givers and partners. Our well established organization provides one of the most active cancer patients driven support group in Africa.

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Medication

Henzo Kenya mobilizes global resources to provide free and affordable medication to all its members who need a helping hand on their way to recovery

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Government Lobbying

Henzo Kenya leads from the front line in Lobbying the government to provide better and more affordable cancer care programs for all cancer patients

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Marking World CML Day 2013

    HENZO Kenya celebrated the second World CML Day in Kenya with an event held at The Nairobi Hospital on 14th September 2013.  A total of 202 people participated in the event including patients, caregivers and supporters.  Prof. N.A.O. Abinya and Prof. Mwanda gave talks on CML and GIST, while Mr. Phillip Odiyo gave […]

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Glivec Story covered by local print media

The ongoing saga involving the Glivec consignment still held by KRA was featured on local print media yesterday and today. The Daily Nation highlighted the story yesterday. Please click on the link to read more: http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Cancer+drugs+seized+in+tax+row+++/-/1056/1989032/-/uovk61/-/index.html The Standard also highlighted the plight of CML & GIST patients  in today’s issue: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000093449&story_title=Kenya-cancer-patients-hang-by-a-thread-as-drugs-held We urge the Government […]

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#SaveGlivec

Glivec is the drug used by hundreds of CML (Blood cancer) and GIST (Stomach cancer). These people depend on this drug for their survival. The drug is donated by Novartis and other stakeholders and they make it accessible to the patients here in Kenya through a program coordinated by the Nairobi Hospital and now the […]

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KTN Airs HENZO’s plight

Yesterday, KTN aired a feature on the plight of hundreds of CML and GIST patients who are at risk of not getting the life saving drugs they so require courtesy of the Government levy on the consignment of donated cancer drugs and ARVs currently in the custody of KRA. The 1.5% levy charged on the […]

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World CML Day 2013

22, September is World CML Day. This year, “World CML Day” previously known as “International CML Awareness Day” will present itself in a new light, with a new logo and a new name. For more information, please follow this link: http://www.cmladvocates.net  

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Henzo Kenya Annual General Meeting

Henzo Kenya will be hosting this year’s annual general meeting on 14, September 2013. Venue: New Lecture Theatre, The Nairobi Hospital Time: 8.30am- 3.30pm Among the issues that will be discussed is the newly introduced tax on Glivec and plans to lobby the government for a waiver. All members and patients are asked to attend. […]

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Cycling To Stomp Out Cancer 2013-Our Story

Henzo Kenya in partnership with other stakeholders is organizing a cycling event dubbed ” Cycling to stomp out cancer-Our story”. The event is expected to take place on 16, November 2013. Details of the venue and time will be communicated at a later stage. To support this event and the organization, please email: chairman@henzokenya.or.ke Support […]

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