Former NTV Journalist Janet Kanini honoured internationally

Her efforts in the fight against cancer can't be ignored

The late Janet Kanini Ikua

The fallen Cancer champion Janet Kanini has been honored for her efforts in the coverage of health issues while at NTV.

Geroge Ikua received the award on behalf of his late wife who her efforts can’t be ignored in the fight against cancer.

“Today I was honored to receive on behalf of Janet (Janet K. Ikua) the Tom Arocho Award for Commitment to Excellence in Coverage of Lung Health Issues at the 4th International Scientific Lung Health Conference. As we honor Janet we must begin these conversations ….lest you find out too late...”  Captioned George Ikua on social media.

She was awarded the Tom Arocho Award at the Fourth International Scientific Conference following her commitment and excellence in covering lung health matters in the media.

Researcher Asiko Ongaya, one of the organizers of the conference said that the case of Ms. Ikua was unique because she posted on social media and blogged of her battle against cancer.

Adding to her social media crusade, she started a campaign to have the PET scan in Kenya.

Ms. Kanini was a journalist at Nation Media Group until she succumbed to cancer in April this year.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

'Father Studies' a model of fatherhood for a whole generation [Album Review]

'Father Studies' a model of fatherhood for a whole generation [Album Review]

Octopizzo reveals how he met and broke up with Mexican girlfriend

Octopizzo reveals how he met and broke up with Mexican girlfriend

Wizkid named artist of the year by Apple Music

Wizkid named artist of the year by Apple Music

We asked Kenyans to rate Diana B's debut single, they held nothing back

We asked Kenyans to rate Diana B's debut single, they held nothing back

Rihanna declared national hero of Barbados

Rihanna declared national hero of Barbados

Diana Marua releases her first rap song, unveils new stage name [Video]

Diana Marua releases her first rap song, unveils new stage name [Video]

Bahati, Prince Indah & more to attend Boomplay’s Artistes Forum in Nairobi

Bahati, Prince Indah & more to attend Boomplay’s Artistes Forum in Nairobi

Benzema survives nasty road accident [Photos]

Benzema survives nasty road accident [Photos]

Singer Dela and Dr hubby announce they are expecting their first child [Photos]

Singer Dela and Dr hubby announce they are expecting their first child [Photos]