Read stories of children, families and healthcare professionals supported by World Child Cancer
Making sure their stories get told
Meet some of the patients, families and teams who have inspired us in our work to ensure children with cancer across the world have equal access to treatment and care.
Meet Paediatric Oncologist, Dr Nihad Salifu
Dr Nihad Salifu shares her experience of training as a paediatric oncologist, supported by World Child CancerRead more
Meet Dr Ella Amaoko
Meet Dr Ella, a paediatrician working in Cape CoastRead more
Meet Dr George Chagaluka
Dr George Chagaluka is the only paediatric oncologist in MalawiRead more
Child Life Specialist, Augusta Asiedu-Lartey, talks to us about the impact of Covid-19 on her work in GhanaRead more
Meet Nurse Chandra
Nurses, like Chandra in Nepal, play a pivotal role in caring for children with cancerRead more
Meet Nurse Nirmala
Nirmala is Head of Nursing at Kanti Children’s Hospital in NepalRead more
Belinda is a teacher on the children’s cancer ward at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), GhanaRead more
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 GhanaRead more
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 undervaluedRead more
The Work We Do
Healthcare is a right, not a privilege. A right enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. That’s why World Child Cancer is working to improve the availability of high-quality treatment and care.
Discover More Stories…
Rebecca’s Update 2021
Read more about our catch-up with Rebecca in July 2021 after undergoing cancer treatment through World Child Cancer in Ghana five years ago.Read more
Five years after developing cancer and two years of treatment later, six-year-old Tiwo is doing wellRead more
14-year-old Hassan from the Machinga district of Malawi was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) last year.Read more
Meet Franklyn, now 17, who is fully recovered from cancer and dreams of becoming a doctor to help othersRead more
Rebecca’s Success Story
Rebecca is now able to return to school after undergoing cancer treatment through World Child Cancer in GhanaRead more
My road to recovery
Prince went on to become a childhood cancer advocate and help many other children just like him when he recovered from leukaemia. Read MoreRead more
Estaphanie is excited to start university!
Meet Estaphanie, who is excited to start university after being forced to take time out of school following a cancer diagnosisRead more
Bulu is looking forward to following in his brother’s footsteps getting back on the football fieldRead more
Oscar was six years old when his mother noticed a swelling on his tummy and took him to a traditional village doctorRead more
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Together we can close the gap in childhood cancer care.