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"Kudos Governor Mutua, For Doing This For Cancer Patients" Netizens Reaction After Seeing This Project

Today the Machakos County governor Dr. Mutua unveiled a fully build and furnished Machakos cancer care and research centre which has been in use for a while since it's opening in 2019.

It offers cancer screening, diagnostic, treatment and palliative care services. This revelation was discovered during a visit of Australian High Commissioner Mr. Williams to the county.

The center is reported to have so far received and treated 13,706 patients, where over 80% of these patients are from lower eastern region and 20% from other counties. In addition to the cancer centre, the health department has outreach programs across all sub counties where it provides cancer screening services in all Machakos County dispensaries.

With that move to small dispensaries have increased awareness on cancer prevention, testing, early diagnosis and treatment, to many members of the public, which in turn has aided in reducing fatality rate of cancer victims.

From statistics in kenya, cancer accounts for 7% of deaths per year and the third most dangerous disease after cardiovascular disease and infectious diseases.

In kenya it's reported that, every year we detect 39,000 cancer cases with more than 27,000 deaths per year. In terms of age, 60% affected kenyan's are less that 70 years old, individuals of productive age in the society.

Thus this move by the Machakos county, has been of help to the people in providing quality cancer healthcare much closer to the people unlike earlier before devolution, where cancer patients had only to seek medication at kenyatta hospital. Below are some reactions from the netizens;

Felix Nzioka.

Congrats Dr Alfred Mutua. You are a visionary leader. Given a chance, you will change this country. Count my vote for the president seat.

Maisha Kiunaina.

Good Job Sir. One day I pray you be a top leader in this continent. Your Social-Economic policies are sound with a state-of-the-art dimension. Your creativity and passion for innovation speaks volumes. Then you are selfless. Toka UKambambani Africa needs your Leadership sir.

Geoffrey Mungu.

You got your priorities right governor.

Continue devolving to the last day

You will certainly meet a great reward for the good work.

Joycelyne.

Congrats my governor... good work.Go!Go!!!!

Njenga william.

Dr. Alfred Mutua intervene on Utawala Kinkar Zebra Road...its one year down the line since you came and played there...

Pato.

This is awesome Dr💪 were lucky to have a visionary governor my worry is come 2022 naona machakos tukijikaranga🤣

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