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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.

Our Leadership

  • Prof Nicholas Abinya
    Prof Nicholas Anthony Othieno-Abinya
    PATRON

    Professor of Medicine, Head of Section of Haematology/Oncology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital.

  • Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    Dr Sitna Mwanzi
    CHAIR

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

  • Dr Andrew Odhiambo
    Dr Andrew Odhiambo
    SECRETARY

    MBChB (UON), MMed (Int.Med - UON), Cert - Medical Oncology (UK), Lecturer & Consultant Physician/ Medical Oncologist, Thematic Unit of Medical Oncology, Department of Clinical Medicine & Therapeutics, University of Nairobi, Clinical Lead - Nairobi radiotherapy & Cancer Centre.

  • Dr Paresh Dave
    Dr Paresh Dave
    TREASURER

    Clinical Pathologist and Haematologist at M.P Shah Hospital.