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Who is KESHO?

Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology (KESHO) was founded in 2002.

Its main objectives at inception were:

  1. To be a catalyst for research in cancer and blood diseases
  2. To help improve patient care and stimulate capacity building for cancer care both regionally and nationally.
  3. To provide physicians involved in diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood diseases with a forum to discuss ideas for purposes of improving practice and outcomes.
  • Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Oncology - Agakhan Hospital
  • Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Oncology - Agakhan Hospital
  • Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Oncology - Agakhan Hospital
  • Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Oncology - Agakhan Hospital
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How To become A Partner of AFRAA

Any company either than an airline that does business with or provides services to the aviation industry may apply to become a Partner of AFRAA. The aim of the Partnership programme is to pool together additional support and resources from industry-related organizations to develop the industry while providing opportunities for the Partners to benefit from a relationship with an efficient, knowledgeable and influential air transport trade association in Africa.

A potential Partner will have to complete and submit an application form which will be submitted by the Secretariat to the next regular meeting of the Executive Committee for review and approval. Currently there are 29 companies enrolled on the partnership programme. All Partners pay an annual partnership fee.

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AFRAA Key Focus Areas

Currently, AFRAA's focus is to add value to its member airlines through programmes and initiatives in the following areas:

  • Safety, security, technical and operational
  • The environmental
  • IT, E-commerce and STB
  • Market intelligence and performance data
  • Skills management, training and human resource development
  • Airline finance, economics and cost management
  • Liberalization, privatization, cooperation and alliances
  • Regulatory and aero-political developments
  • Joint procurement initiatives

In the last 44 years, AFRAA has been instrumental in developing and articulating air transport policies issues in Africa and helping to build a formidable industry. It has been in the fore-front of major initiatives in the air transport field in Africa, sensitizing airlines to take concrete actions for cooperation in Operational, Legal Commercial, Technical, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Training fields.

AFRAA has also been instrumental in lobbying African Governments, the African Civil Aviation Commission and other regional and sub-regional organizations on actions to be taken to develop an efficient air transport system. AFRAA has been a catalyst for major aviation policy decisions in the continent.

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AFRAA Joint Projects

The Association has set up Task Forces/Steering Committees as the vehicle to reduce airline costs, increase their revenues, address members' common interest and adopt industry best practices. These include:

  • Joint Fuel Purchase
  • Joint Safety Initiatives
  • Training and Human Capital Development
  • Route Network Coordination
  • Ground Handling
  • Taxes, Charges and Fees
  • Environment
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How to become A Member of AFRAA

The main criterion for membership of AFRAA is that an airline shall have its registered office and principal place of business in a State eligible for membership of the African Union.

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