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President Uhuru Kenyatta urges Kenyans to regularly disease screening

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President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto during the burial of Ruto’s brother, the late Harrison Kiptoo Korir who died last Friday, held at the family’s home in Kamagut, Uasin Gishu County on July 20, 2016. JARED NYATAYA (Eldoret).
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto during the burial of Ruto’s brother, the late Harrison Kiptoo Korir who died last Friday, held at the family’s home in Kamagut, Uasin Gishu County on July 20, 2016.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has requested Kenyans to undergo medical tests constantly to detect diseases early enough.

He said early screening of diseases would help patients seek treatment early.

He singled out that cancer has become one of the leading killers in the country because its symptoms littlie known by Kenyans .

He said the government has set aside funds to establish more cancer centres across the country to help in the fight against the disease.

The president  said the centres will improve access to screening and treatment services across the country.

President Kenyatta made the remarks at Kamagut in Uasin Gishu County on Wednesday during the burial of Harrison Kiptoo Korir, a brother of Deputy President William Ruto.

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