World Cancer Day, 4th February 2018

The world celebrated world cancer day the first weekend of February. It is said that Kenya is part of the African Esophageal Cancer Corridor (ESCC), which has the highest incidence of throat cancer in the world. The corridor includes Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and parts of South Africa.

While other areas with high cancer incidences are China and Iran. Kenya record has the highest prevalence of cancer disease globally. The information is cited from the World Health Organization’s affiliated GLOBOCAN.

Library Participates in 8th UON Open Day, 2018

The University of Nairobi opened its gates to the public for the 8th Open Day, running from February 1st to 3rd, 2018. The Library was well represented by the Deputy Director Technical Services, who engaged the Vice Chancellor on the Library's efforts to integrate emerging technologies into its services.

 

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