Events Calendar

2016

1st February  2016: 1st National Cancer Survivors Conference at Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

4th February 2016: World Cancer Day 2016 at Nyeri County

 

2015

Jan 30-31: African Cancer Foundation event, Kwale.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Feb 6-7: African Cancer Foundation event,Kayole, Nairobi.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Mar 6-7: African Cancer Foundation event, Bungoma.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Mar 20-21: African Cancer Foundation event, Kiambu.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Apr 10-11: African Cancer Foundation event, Busia.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Apr 24-25: African Cancer Foundation event, Nyeri.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

May 8-9: African Cancer Foundation event, Meru.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

May 22-23: African Cancer Foundation event, Kisumu.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Jun 5-6: African Cancer Foundation event, Nakuru.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Jun 19-20: African Cancer Foundation event, Siaya.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Jul 10-11: African Cancer Foundation event, Machakos.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Jul 24-25: African Cancer Foundation event, Kisii.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Aug 8-9: African Cancer Foundation event, Uasin Gichu.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Aug 21-22: African Cancer Foundation event, Nyandarua.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Sept 11-12: African Cancer Foundation event, TransNzoia.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Sept 25-26: African Cancer Foundation event, Taita Taveta.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Oct 9-10: African Cancer Foundation event, Kakamega.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Oct 23-24: African Cancer Foundation event, Laikipia.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Nov 13-14: African Cancer Foundation event, Kilifi.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Nov 28-29: African Cancer Foundation event, Narok.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

 

 

 

2014

Jan: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 25: Faraja Cancer Support Trust Community Event, Junction Mall, 10am-5pm.  Contact: Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

Jan 31: [Tentative] World Cancer Day Awareness/Screening @ Afya House.  Details to be determined.  Contact KENCO, mishka_cira@yahoo.com.

Feb 1: Having Fun Fighting Cancer Festival.  Contact Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation, mumbi.gichuri@eddahs-hope.org.

Feb 4: Egesa FM cancer discussion, 8:00 am. Ramogi FM cancer discussion, at 11:00 am.  Tune in!

Feb 4: World Cancer Day Commemoration, Eldoret Sports Club.  For details, visit the World Cancer Day website, or contact mishka_cira@yahoo.com.

Feb 4: Mbaruk Cancer Awareness and Screening Event, Nakuru,  For details, contact Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Feb 4: Medical Society for Action Cancer Events: KNH & Uhuru Park.  Talks, screening event, materials.  Contact medicalsocietyforaction@gmail.com.

Feb 7: Astra Zeneca Pambazuka Breast Cancer Training for Health Workers, Nairobi.

Feb 7: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations Meeting [closed meeting].

Feb 15: International Childhood Cancer Day

Feb 15: Celebrate Life!  Event for cancer patients and survivors.  Contact Twakutukuza Trust, info@twatrust.org.

Mar 1-2: Have Fun Fighting Cancer Festival, Arboretum.  For details, contact Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation, info@eddahs-hope.org.

Mar 20: Breast Cancer Screening at AIC Kitanga Primary School, Kitanga Mua, 9:00am -4:00pm.  Hosted by Kenya Counselors and Psychologists Association, Machakos Women, Niusline Media Ltd, Angels Paradise Counseling Clinic,and Mombasa Cement.  Contact Grace Nzou, nzou@niuslinemedia.com.

Mar 25-27: Cancer Caregivers Training, Daystar University, sponsored by Kenya Cancer Association.  Contact dkmakumi@gmail.com or judibj@comcast.net for details and to register.  See more information here: Care Givers Seminar

Apr 7: World Health Day

Apr 25: Free cancer screening event, Nyeri, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips HealthCare.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

May: Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May 3: 5km Cancer Awareness/Fundraising Walk, 8am start at Blue Springs Hotel (Thika Road).  Sponsored by Hope & Courage International.  Contact William Wanjohi: info@hopeandcourageinternational.org, or click here.

May 9: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations Meeting [closed meeting for KENCO membership].

May 23: Free cancer screening event, Nyanza, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips HealthCare.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

May 24-25: White Water Fundraising Challenge, contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

May 25: Free Medical Camp, Lions Club Peponi Chapter & Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, Yathui in Mwala Area, 9am-1pm.  Contact: benda@women4cancer.org.

May 31: World No Tobacco Day

May 31 – June 2: Rhino Charge!, Eddahs Hope Cancer Foundation.

June 14-15: Relay for Life Kenya!  Join the first-ever Kenyan Relay for Life 24-hour cancer fundraising event and help raise money to support hundreds of patients from each of the 47 counties.  Contact Kenya Cancer Association, info@kenyacancer.org.

June 18: Cancer awareness event, Kisii Prisons.  Hosted by Early Cancer Detection and Treatment Centre.  Contact maureenmomanyi84@gmail.com.

June 20: Free cancer screening event, Nakuru, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips HealthCare.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

July: Sarcoma Awareness Month

July 25: Free cancer screening event, Nyali, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips HealthCare.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Aug 1: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations Meeting [closed meeting].

Aug 7: Awareness and breast, cervical and prostate cancer screening in Othaya, Nyeri.  Hosted by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.  Contact pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Aug 12: 2nd Annual Free Medical Camp in conjunction with Sigona Golf Club.  Services to include free medical consultations and some free medicines. Specialist Doctors in Dental, Optical, General Medical and Cervical Cancer Screening to be availed.  Open to the general public. Contact: benda@women4cancer.org.

Aug 24: Awareness and breast cancer screening in Komothai, Kiambu.  Contact Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Aug 28: Free cancer screening event, Kakamega, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance .  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Aug 28: Awareness and breast cancer screening in Kajiado. Contact Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Aug 29: Free cancer screening event, Eldoret, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips HealthCare.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

September: Ovarian/Prostate Cancer Awareness Month & Childhood Cancer Awareness Month & Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Sept 13: Faraja Fusion Ball.  Proceeds to support children & adults with cancer.  Contact arwa@farajacancersupport.org.

Sept 19: Free cancer screening event, Nairobi, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Pan Africa Life Assurance and Philips East Africa.  Contact: africf@gmail.com.

Sept 20: Eddah’s Hope Fitness Challenge, 8am-4pm, Shani Active, ABC Place.  Contact: info@eddahs-hope.org.

Sept 27: Globe-Athon Walk to End Women’s Cancers.  7am start at Karura Forest.  To raise Awareness that Cervical Cancer can be beaten if discovered early. To raise seed money to kick start the 1-Million-Women Campaign. Contact Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org.

Sept 27: Free cancer screening event, Nairobi Railways Club, 8am-5pm, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation in partnership with Philips East Africa.  Contact Margaret, info@africacancerfoundation.org

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month & World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

October 3: Event to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to launch KENCASA Muran’ga Chapter to be held at Muranga Stadium from 8 to 5pm. info@kenyacancer.org;kenyacancer@gmail.com

Oct 10: Cancer awareness & screening event, Embakasi.  Sponsored by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, in partnership with KEMSA.  Contact:pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Oct 12: Ostomy Awareness Day: Passion to Make a Difference, 10am-1pm, MP Shah Hospital. Hosted by STOMA World Kenya. Contact: sallykwenda@yahoo.com.

Oct 18: Cancer screening at Kahiira-ini Catholic Parish, Nyeri. Contact Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya, info@cackenya.org.

Oct 19:Cancer awareness & screening event, ACK Kajiado Cathedral. Sponsored by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.  Contact:pettyminor@yahoo.com.

Oct 24, 25, 26: Twakatukuza Trust Annual Concert Series.  Details to follow. Contact Twakutukuza Trust, info@twatrust.org.

Oct 25 & 26: Cancer Walk and Screening/Medical Camp, Cancer night vigil, Queen of Apostles Church [opposite Safari Park Hotel].  Contact Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya, info@cackenya.org.

Oct 26: Nairobi National Park Safari Walk & Photo Shoot. Contact info@hopeandcourageinternational.com.

November: Lung/Pancreatic/Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Nov 1: 10 & 5 Life Race, Embu.  Registration: www.oasisoflifeorganization.org.

Nov 12-14: Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Conference.  Click here for more information.

Nov 15: Faraja YogaThon, Faraja Cancer Support Trust, 8am-1pm.  For information: farajayogathon.com.

Nov 27-29: Kenya Society for Hematology and Oncology Conference.  PanAfric Hotel, Nairobi.  Contact: http://kesho-kenya.org/.

Dec 1: World AIDS Day

2013

Apr 12: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations Meeting

Apr 14-20: Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Apr 16: World Health Day Commemoration, Nairobi, Kenya.  Visit the WHO World Health Day website for details about this year’s theme – Hypertension.

Apr 27: Breast Screening Camp, Royal Gardens Hospital,sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation, 8am-4pm.  Contact: Anne -0723 704 702.

Apr 27: Medical Camp at Shallom Hospital, Athi River.  Contact Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya, info@cackenya.org.

May: Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May 27-30: Cancer Survivors Day Commemoration, sponsored by Africa Cancer Foundation and USIU. 27 May  2013 – Launch of the Fashion Week through a cake cutting ceremony, which will be held at SAC from 12:40p.m to 1:20p.m. Amka Dada’s club patron will deliver a speech in regards to celebration of cancer survivors. 28 May 2013 A cancer talk at the Library Bookshop from 3:30p.m to 6:00 p.m.  The talk will featuring USIU student who is a cancer survivor and an oncologist. 30 May 2013 The Climax event the Runway Revolution from 4pm -9pm.  Contact africf@gmail.com.

May 31: World No Tobacco Day

May 31-June 1: Two Day Cancer Screening at Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya at Tumaini House, 3rd floor. Call Margaret on 0700 299 380 or 0722990604 or 0722 809 878, email: info@cackenya.org

May 31-June 2: Rhino Charge.  Contact Eddah’s Hope Cancer Foundation, issaji.moussah@eddahs-hope.org.

June 5: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations meeting.  Contact Mishka Cira, mishka_cira@yahoo.com.

June 15-24: Women V Cancer Cycle Kenya from Kisumu to Nyeri.  Contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

June 22: Oloolua Nature Trail Cancer Walk, Karen, Nairobi, starting at 10am.  Sponsored By Hope and Courage International and Tusafiri Africa Travels to raise awareness of Cancer, promote unity in the fight against it, and also help raise funds to be injected into the HCI-UNITE Cancer Support Forum. Contact: Queen +254 (0) 726 823 355, Rose +254 (0) 723 749 340.

July: Sarcoma Awareness Month

July 6: Music for Charity – A Cancer Awareness Gig! Crooked Q, Roof Top, Woodvale Grove, 7:30 pm.  Click here for details.

July 20: Family Sports Day.  Contact Africa Cancer Foundation, africf@gmail.com.

July 28: Shining Hope for Kids Cancer Awareness Walk, Kisumu.  Contact Africa Cancer Foundation, africf@gmail.com.

Aug 7-10: Cancer Advocacy Blood Drive to Support Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services. ‘It’s Time Cancer sees Red!’ Donate blood and give cancer patients a fighting chance. Contact Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org, +254 724 635 680.

Aug 11: Sunday Family Fun Day. Arboretum Grounds, 10am-6pm. Contact Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org, +254 724 635 680.

Aug 9: Prostate Cancer Support Association Golf Tournament.  For details, contact: Gacheche Waruingi, gachechewaruingi@gmail.com.

Aug 16: Kenya Network of Cancer Organizations Meeting. Contact Mishka Kohli Cira, mishka_cira@yahoo.com.

Aug 27: Free Medical Camp (NCD screenings), Sigona Golf Club.  Contact Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org, +254 724 635 680.

September: Ovarian/Prostate Cancer Awareness Month & Childhood Cancer Awareness Month & Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Sept 12-19: We all Climb Together – Mt Kilimanjaro Climb, World Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society & Stoma World Kenya.

Sept 14: HENZO Members Day.  Contact HENZO, omapelu@gmail.com.

Sept 17-18: Community cancer screening at Nyamasaria Center, Kisumu.  Contact Early Cancer Detection and Care Centre, maureenmomanyi84@gmail.com.

Sept 21: Launch of Cancer Support Group meeting in Langata.  Contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

Sept 24: Cancer screening event at Kisii University.  Contact Early Cancer Detection and Care Centre, maureenmomanyi84@gmail.com.

Sept 28-29: Cancer Screening for Street Mothers.  Contact Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya, info@cackenya.org.

Sept 29: Cancer awareness talk at Kisii Boys National School. Contact Early Cancer Detection and Care Centre, maureenmomanyi84@gmail.com.

Sept 29: Globe-Athon Walk to End Women’s Cancers.  Contact Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org.

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 1-31: Free Breast screenings at Nariobi Womens Hospital (9am-5pm) & Mater Hospital (8am-11am) Monday to Friday.

October: Sparkle for Cancer (participating salons and spas will give a portion of their profits to help buy equipment for cancer survivors).  Contact Kenya Cancer Association, info@kenyacancer.org.

Oct 1: Think Pink Caravan: Thika (9am-4pm).  Contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

Oct 1: Free Breast Cancer Screening Event.  Contact Cancer Free Women, cancerfreewomen@gmail.com.

Oct 5: Breast Cancer Survivors Conference: As part of the breast cancer awareness month, Aga Khan University Hospital, oncology programme invites you and your family to the 1st conference for breast cancer survivors. Theme: Celebrating Survivorship. Speakers include: Consultant medical oncologists, breast specialists, oncology nurses, gynaecologists and breast cancer survivors. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Lecture Theatre, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.  Entry free by prior registration. To register please contact: Email: cancer.care@aku.edu Tel: 0711091237 / 0711092037 / 0732688911.

Oct 5: Launch of Ecobank Cancer Caravan, Kenyatta National Hospital to Uhuru Park.  Starts at 9am at Administrative Block (KNH), Cabinet Secretary Hon. Macharia to flag off the walk to Uhuru Park.

Oct 5: Mater Hospital  FREE Breast Examination Camp, 8.30am – 3pm at the main hospital.  Westlands & Thika town clinic will have the Breast Examination done FREE throughout the month (Monday to Friday 8am-11am).  For bookings call: +254724531199.

Oct 9: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Annual Media Briefing, hosted by Kenya Cancer Association, Sarova PanAfric Hotel.

Oct 10: Cancer awareness event at Gikambura Secondary School, hosted by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.

Oct 11: Breast Cancer Zumba Dance Event.  Contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org.

Oct 12: World Hospice & Palliative Care Day

Oct 12: Touch, Caring and Cancer: Caregiver Education in Massage for Cancer Patients, Workshop at Faraja Cancer Support Trust, 10am-12pm.  Register with arwa@farajacancersupport.org.

Oct 17: Launch of National Palliative Care Guidelines 2013 and related manuals, hosted by KEHPCA, info@kehpca.org.

Oct 18: Cancer awareness and screening event at Mbaruk Health Centre, hosted by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.

Oct 19: Voices for Cancer Walk 2013 – from Kasarani to Mwiki.  Contact Hope and Courage International, info@hopeandcourageint.org.

Oct 19: Life Link Thika BreastFest, 9am start, Mt Kenya University Grounds.  Contact Africa Cancer Foundation,  africf@gmail.com.

Oct 24: Cancer awareness for women’s group in Hurlingham, Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, , +254 (0) 722 736 437.

Oct 26: Breast Cancer Awareness and Screening, New Life Covenant Church, Kahawa West, sponsored by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, +254 (0) 722 736 437.

Oct 25-27: Twakutukuza Trust Annual Concert, Braeburn School.  Contact Twakutukuza Trust, info@twatrust.org.

Oct 27: Cancer Awareness and Screening, Queens of Apostles Catholic Church, 9am-3pm, Thika Road (Opposite Safari Park).  Contact Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya, info@cackenya.org.

Oct 27: Understanding Cancer: Expert opinions on causes, symptoms, treatment and management of cancer, Oshwal Centre Auditorium, 4pm-6pm. Contact Bhavik J. Shah, 0737 608 301.

Oct 28: Cancer Talk and Screening (cervical, breast, prostate), Kisumu Pentacostal Church.  Contact Early Cancer Care and Detection Center, maureen@cancer-carecentre.org.

Oct 31: Pink Shave Event, sponsored by Kenya Cancer Assocation.  Contact info@kenyacancer.org.

November: Lung/Pancreatic/Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Nov 2: 10K & 5K Life Race: Cancer Awareness Road Race, Kangaru School, Embu County.  Start time: 8:30am.  Register at: http://oasisoflifeorganization.org.

Nov 2: Training for healthcare workers in Kibera, AMREF/Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.

Nov 3: Cancer Talk and Screening (cervical, breast, prostate), Kisumu Pentacostal Church.  Contact Early Cancer Care and Detection Center, maureen@cancer-carecentre.org.

Nov 8: KENCO Network Organization Quarterly Meeting.

Nov 8-9: Cancer awareness and screening in Kibera, AMREF/Hope Beyond Cancer Trust.

Nov 16: Cycling 2 Stomp Out Cancer, 7am – 1pm, Nairobi Railway Sports Club.  Contact HENZO Kenya, info@henzokenya.or.ke.

Nov 16: Cervical Cancer screening, Kwa Kalusya Health Centre, Lukenya, sponsored by Women for Cancer Early Detection and Treatment, info@women4cancer.org.

Nov 23: Yogathon Event. Contact Faraja Cancer Support Trust, info@farajacancersupport.org. Sign up at: TicketSasa.

Nov 30: Breast Cancer Awareness and Screening, KEMSA Family Health Day, Embakasi, sponsored by Hope Beyond Cancer Trust, +254 (0) 722 736 437.

Nov 30: Combat Cancer through Nutrition, Purdy Arms Restaurant, Marula Lane. Hosted by Faraja Cancer Support Trust. Contact arwa@farajacancersupport.org.

Dec 1: World AIDS Day

Dec 6: Sherekea Maisha 2013 Kids Party at KNH, 10am-3pm, hosted by Faraja Cancer Support Trust, Hope for Cancer Kids, Childhood Cancer Initiative.

Dec 8: Jubilee Concert, 3pm, Nairobi Chapel Jamuhuri. Contact Twakutukuza Trust, info@twatrust.org

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