International Cancer Nursing Symposium – Hosted by Aga Khan University Hospital

Coastweek — The International Cancer Nursing Symposium themed “Building Capacity to Deal with the Challenges of Cancer in Kenya” has opened at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N).

The five day workshop brings together 150 nurses from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and visiting Faculty from Toronto, Canada to deliberate on ways of enhancing the education of nurses in cancer care in Africa.

In an opening address, Prof. Margaret I. Fitch, RN PhD Head, Oncology Nursing Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada; Past President, International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care and a visiting Faculty of Aga Khan University, noted the key role played by nurses across the cancer continuum.

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