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KENYA:Cancer caused by fruits ripened by chemicals

November 2017 Standardmedia; You are likely to suffer from cancer of the liver and large intestines if you consume fruits ripened using chemicals, a specialist has said. Prof Walter Mwanda, an oncologist from Kenyatta National Hospital, has warned of several cancers of the digestive system for those consuming fruits ripened using …

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ZIMBABWE:Women ‘Using Toxic Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant’

March 2017 News24; Women living in a small town in north-western Zimbabwe are reportedly at risk of contracting cervix cancer following reports that they were allegedly using toxic acidic mine waste to stimulate their sexual pleasure. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) said that mining …

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KENYA: Kenyans to wait longer for vital cancer centres

September 2016 DailyNation; Kenyans suffering from cancer will have to wait another “two to three years” for the treatment centres they were promised last year. This was announced by Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri in an interview with the Daily Nation on Tuesday. The government has invested Sh21 billion in …

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KENYA: NHIF plans fund for cancer, diabetes patients

December 2015 BusinessDaily: The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) plans a new fund to finance outpatient treatment for chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, kidney failure and hypertension in public and private hospitals. NHIF chairman Mohamud Ali said the agency will direct a portion of contributors’ monthly deductions to the fund …

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