Healthcare professionals

August 4, 2023

Our Thanatology Project with Fuerza MEMO in Mexico

Cancer is a complicated topic which can feel overwhelming at any stage. For anyone, including those close to you, it can bring up feelings of negativity and uncertainty about the future.
August 1, 2023

UK Aid Match visit World Child Cancer in Malawi

In May, Gem Clark, Fund Portfolio Manager for UK Aid Match, and Emma Hayward, Performance and Risk Manager for UK Aid Match travelled to Malawi to visit four grant holders: CBM Global, Sightsavers, UNICEF and World Child Cancer.
October 3, 2021

Trainee Paediatric Oncologist, Dr Beatrice

"World Child Cancer has made it possible for me to go and do my oncology training and that’s a very big thing...After my training I feel very passionate about trying to improve awareness and impact the whole system." Dr Beatrice Chikaphonya-Phiri, a trainee paediatric oncologist in Malawi.
May 24, 2021

Meet Paediatric Oncologist, Dr Nihad Salifu

Dr Nihad Salifu shares her experience of training as a paediatric oncologist, supported by World Child Cancer
February 23, 2021

Meet Dr George Chagaluka

Dr George Chagaluka is the only paediatric oncologist in Malawi
September 20, 2020

Meet Augusta

Child Life Specialist, Augusta Asiedu-Lartey, talks to us about the impact of Covid-19 on her work in Ghana
September 16, 2019

Meet Belinda

Belinda is a teacher on the children’s cancer ward at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Ghana
September 16, 2019

Meet Matilda

Matilda has been a teacher for 29 years and has spent the past nine teaching children with cancer on the day care ward at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Ghana
March 19, 2019

Meeting Bangladesh’s Nurses

Despite there being a huge strain on healthcare professionals throughout Bangladesh, the vital role of nurses like Nilufa, Lakshmi and Tuhin are often overlooked and undervalued