Kenya Partners With Manchester on Cancer
Kenya Partners With Manchester on Cancer
KENYA-UK
04 February 2020
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Kenya is partnering with two famous Manchester institutions to bolster its health agenda especially on tackling cancer and other non-communicable diseases. President Uhuru Kenyatta on 30 January 2020 at State House, Nairobi, held discussions with senior officials from the University of Manchester Hospital and Christie NHS Foundation.

They agreed to establish a strategic partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare sector in the Kenya.

The meeting was a follow up to the signing of Memoranda of Understanding between Kenya and the two British institutions on the side-lines of the recent UK-Africa investment summit in London.Through the partnership, University of Manchester Hospital and Christie NHS Foundation Trust will work with Kenyatta University Teaching Research (KUTRH) and Referral Hospital in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases with special emphasis on cancer and mental health. It is expected that a Centre of Excellence in Cancer research, treatment and management will be established at KUTRH.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during a meeting with visiting officials of University of Manchester and Christie NHS Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during a meeting with visiting officials of University of Manchester and Christie NHS Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.
The agreement provides for the training and exchange of health expertise including Kenyan nurses who will get an opportunity to serve in Britain.

Kenya will benefit from a skills upgrade programme for health experts in specialist areas such as heart, kidney and cancer diseases.
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