Ghana

June 23, 2022
Cynthia and her mother at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

Cynthia’s story

See how your support, along with World Child Cancer has helped 12 year old Cynthia received treatment for Wilm's Tumour after being told not to waste time and resources by others
April 7, 2022
Nana smiles directly at the camera, wearing a blue t-shirt against a background of foliage and field.

Nana and Michael – a sibling story

Four-year-old Musa is receiving treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia at Dhaka Shishu Children’s Hospital (DSH) in Bangladesh.
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.
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.
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
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.
September 14, 2021
Rebecca Success Story World Child Cancer

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.
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