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Organization of Service Delivery

Level of Care

Scope of Services

Level 1 (Community)

Health promotion; Prevention

Level 2( Dispensaries)

Health Promotion; Screening; Early detection

Level 3 (Health Centres)

Health Promotion; Screening; Early detection

Level 4 (Primary Referral facilities)

Health Promotion; Screening; Early detection; Treatment (Surgical, Chemotherapy, Supportive); Palliative care

Level 5 (Secondary Referral facilities)

Health Promotion; Screening; Early detection; Treatment (Surgical, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Supportive); Palliative care

Level 6 (Tertiary Referral facilities)

Centres of excellence

Cancer Services

Facility

Ownership

Radiotherapy

Brachytherapy

Kenyatta National Hospital

Public

3

1

Kenyatta University Hospital

Public

1

0

Aga Khan University Hospital

Private

2

1

Nairobi Hospital

Private

2

1

Cancer Care Kenya-HCG

Private

2

0

Texas Cancer Centre

Private

2

0

Equra Cancer Centre, Eldoret

Private

1

1

Nairobi West Hospital

Private

1

0

Public sector
  • 2 National referral hospitals
  • 10 county referral hospitals (Mombasa, Meru, Nyeri, Embu, Garissa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Kakamega, Machakos and Bomet)

Widely available in faith-based and private hospitals Growing workforce to provide chemotherapy services Chemotherapy services part of the NHIF benefit package

  • 1st line regimens- up to Ksh 150,000;
  • 2nd line regimens- Up to Ksh 600,000

 Cadre

Available

Medical Oncologists

16

Radiation/Clinical oncologists

17

Paediatric oncologists

4

Oncology Pharmacists

9

Oncology Nurses

35

Medical Physicists

10

Nuclear medicine physicians

3

 

Screening Services Providers:

Cancer Treatment Providers:

Patient Support Providers:

Cancer Diagnostics Providers:

Cancer Specialists:

  • Radiation Oncology: University of Nairobi (September 2019)
  • Medical oncology fellowship
    • University of Nairobi-since 2016)
    • Moi University- potential for 2019
  • Gynae-oncology fellowship- Moi University; University of Nairobi
  • Oncology Nursing training programmes
    • Higher National Diploma- Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
    • University of Nairobi- MSc
  • Training for Clinical Officers-HND at MTRH
  • Training of Radiotherapy technicians- Degree programme at JKUAT

As the country’s lead institution for cancer prevention and control, NCI-Kenya advises the Cabinet Secretary for Health, on policy matters relating to the prevention, treatment and control of cancer. This is through a systematic analysis of all cancer prevention and control activities undertaken by various stakeholders to determine the gaps and make recommendations on the investment priorities for the country.

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