Toni Kuguru is a MSc candidate (2014) at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and an intern at the Harvard Global Equity Initiative (HGEI). At HGEI, she is researching cancer survivorship in low and middle income countries. She also serves on the Harvard Africa Development Conference planning committee. Prior to HSPH, she worked at the Nairobi Cancer Registry at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI).
This year more than half of the nearly 13 million new cancer cases diagnosed worldwide and two-thirds of cancer deaths will occur in the world’s low and middle income countries (LMICs). Nearly a third of