What Governor Anyang' Nyong'o want’s built in honour of Bob Collymore

Governor Anyang' Nyong'o  and the late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (Inset (Photo: Collins Oduor)

Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o wants a cancer study centre built in one of the local universities in honour of the late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore.

Prof Nyong’o said it was sad that there were few oncologists in the country despite rising cancer cases.

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The governor noted that lack of specialised doctors was the reason patients had to seek treatment abroad.

Nyong’o said he wanted the centre to train medical physicists, cancer nurses and oncology specialists, as well as to collaborate with leading cancer schools elsewhere in fighting the disease.

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Before his death, Collymore was heavily involved in activities of the Africa Cancer Foundation - a charity trust that was launched in 2011.


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