Gem MP Elisha Odhiambo (Pictured) has called on the national government to strengthen the Radiation Protection Board.
The Radiation Protection Board's roles include registration, inspections, licensing and enforcing compliance with the Radiation Protection Act.
The MP argues that the struggle to make its mark in the country.
The legislator who was speaking in Madungu in Ugunja Sub-county during the burial of his father-in-law Professor John Okumu who died of cancer.
The MP asked if the country has auditing the x-ray equipment that exists in hospitals which he has had a higher level of radioactive rays.
"It's unfortunate that my father in law has died of cancer." The country has an agency which is the radiation board, so we must make it more robust MP Odhiambo.
MP Odhiambo said that there is a need to strengthen the capacity of the board and give it more powers in the country.
The MP who sits on the Energy Committee in the National Assembly argues that he wants to make more of his energy.
The legislator said that Parliament already has a nuclear bill in its third reading.
According to the MP, the nuclear reactor wants help in the production of isotopes that helps people from suffering from cancer.
"The Bill wants help in medical research, which is related to cancer." Kenya's loss of money and life, he said.
A report by the National Cancer Institute of Kenya shows 4350 deaths every year.
According to the report, out of 4380 people diagnosed with the disease.
The report has revealed 47769 cases annually.
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