Dr. Sitna Ali Mwanzi

sitna ali mwanzi

The Chair of KESHO

Consultant Physician and Medical Oncologist, Department of Medicine Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.

Dr Sitna Ali Mwanzi is a consultant medical oncologist working at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. She is the current Chair of the Kenya Society of Hematology and Oncology (KESHO) which is a professional organization whose aim is to reduce the cancer burden and mortality in Kenya through education, research and advocacy initiatives. She attained her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi and Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine from the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. She undertook a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Barts Health NHS Trust in the United Kingdom attaining a Specialist Certificate in Medical Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Association of Cancer Physicians in the United Kingdom. She also has a Master of Science in Advanced Oncology from Ulm University in Germany.

She has recently been recognized as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (FRCP). Her research interests include breast cancer, prostate cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia and cervical cancer. She is passionate about increasing health care worker and general public awareness about cancer, role of screening, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. She works closely with the National Cancer Control Program in implementation of the National Cancer Control Strategy. She has also been involved in the development of national guidelines for Kenya and harmonization of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

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