Members of the media are cordially invited to the Cancer Awareness Indaba to be hosted by eThekwini Municipality in partnership with Sinomusanothando Community Development.
The main aim of this initiative is to educate people about the dangers of cancer and AIDS related malignancies. It endeavours to combat the epidemic, particularly in the previously disadvantaged rural communities of KwaZulu-Natal.
Expected guests include; the Mayor, Cllr James Nxumalo, representatives from the KZN Department of Health, NGO's, Faith Based Organisations, celebrities, the medical fraternity, religious leaders, cancer patients, traditional leaders and the community at large.

A selected panel representing the different sectors will discuss and interrogate the challenges faced by cancer patients and the practical solutions that can be applied to help them through their recovery process.

The Indaba will begin with a walk at 09h00, from King Dinizulu Park to City Hall to raise awareness about the epidemic.


Date: 28 October 2013
Time: 09H00 (From King Dinizulu Park to City Hall)
Venue: City Hall (12H00 to 14H00)

For more information contact the Municipal Spokesman, Mr Thabo Mofokeng on 031 311 4820 or 082 731 7456 or e-mail

Issued by the eThekwini Municipality Communications Unit. RSVP with Vuyo Gwala on 031 311 4838, 073 250 5704,