The Star (Nairobi)

29 July 2014

Kenya: Free Cancer Screening in Bungoma

More than 1,200 Bungoma county residents received free screening for cancer and were treated for various ailments at a free medical camp at the weekend.

The two-day camp held at Kimwanga, Bumula constituency, was organised by Aphia Plus.

Five patients diagnosed with cervical cancer, two with diabetes and one with hypertension were referred to Bungoma Referral Hospital for specialised treatment, according to Aphia Plus programmes officer pFlorence Wabomba.

Services offered at the medical camp included immunisation of children, antenatal care, HIV testing and counselling, maternity services and treatment of common ailments.

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