Kenya: HENZO

Member’s description

Henzo is a support group formed by patients diagnosed with CML and GIST who are on Glivec International Patients Assistance Program (GIPAP) in Kenya, caregivers and partners.

Organizational objectives and key programs

To support and empower each other in order to improve the quality of life for cancer patients, survivors and families. Our strategic plan is organized into four goals derived from the WHO global strategies on cancer control, namely: to Prevent, Cure, Care and Manage. Goal I: Support: To establish support systems such as counselling and support groups for leukaemia & GIST patients, survivors and their families. Goal II: Information: To establish a coalition to mobilize resources for leukaemia & GIST as well as advocating for health concerns to be mainstreamed in relevant government and non-governmental agencies. Goal III: Research: To research the availability of resources for people diagnosed with leukaemia & GIST and identify existing information gaps and needs. Goal IV: Awareness: To design and implement awareness and training workshops and seminars based on information derived from the research.

Contact Address

P.O. BOX 2621, K.N.H.,
Nairobi 202

Key Contacts

Evan Mapelu


No. of members

- 202