Childhood cancer

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 4, 2021
World Child Cancer Young male patient in wheelchair and facemask from Myanmar

Nyan’s Story

Nyan, age 10 is able to receive treatment with transportation and nutritional support in Myanmar thanks World Child Cancer/ City Cancer Challenge/ Sanofi Espoir Foundation partnership
October 28, 2021
World Child Cancer young male patient with amputated leg, sitting down on hospital bed with grandmother smiling

Kobi’s Story

Adored by many hospital staff, meet 5-year-old Kobi from Ghana, who is on the road to recovery from bone cancer with support from World Child Cancer
September 8, 2021

Adjo’s Story

“Home is where you make it so for me this is home. My greatest hope for the future is that Adjo will grow up strong and healthy to become a person with compassion." Adjo's story.
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