January 6, 2022
Aida play therapist malawi

Meet Aida – a Play Therapist in Malawi

Meet Aida Nkhoma. She shares the highs and lows of her job and how she became the first Play Therapist in Malawi.
December 20, 2021
Kwende in hospital bed

Kwende’s Story

In August 2020, Asmaa noticed that her baby grandson Kwende was feverish and short of breath. She took him to the doctor immediately.
December 14, 2021
Children's hospital ward beds mural

Tamale Teaching Hospital opens new oncology centre

The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) with support from World Child Cancer and Roche Products Ghana Ltd, has opened a new oncology centre for cancer care services in the northern part of Ghana.
December 2, 2021

Nurses Wellbeing Pilot

World Child Cancer and the Sub-Saharan Nurses Wellbeing Group are running a pilot, offering free access to group support sessions with an experienced clinical psychologist
November 30, 2021
Adzo and her mother

Adzo’s Story

In March 2021, Esther got a call at work to say that her 13-year-old daughter Adzo was sick and had been sent home from school.
November 17, 2021

Groundbreaking decision to include four childhood cancers on national health insurance in Ghana

This will cover the diagnosis and treatment of four common childhood cancers: acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), Burkitt lymphoma, retinoblastoma and Wilms tumour.
November 12, 2021
Children with cancer Bangladesh

An update on our project in Bangladesh

The UK Aid Match funded project, which is now at its midway point, aims to transform the lives of 7,800 children with cancer across Bangladesh by improving treatment, care and quality of life and access for those most vulnerable.
October 15, 2021
Ghana paediatric oncology nurse graduates

First specialist Paediatric Oncology Nurses graduate in Ghana

17 nurses have graduated from the first specialist Paediatric Oncology Nursing Programme in Ghana. They were inducted as Associate Members of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives.
September 28, 2021

Unlocking the power of early diagnosis for childhood cancers in Ghana

Professor Lorna Awo Renner shares a blog on the success of the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) project in Ghana.
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