Ghana

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.
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.
May 24, 2021
Dr Nihad World Child Cancer

Meet Paediatric Oncologist, Dr Nihad Salifu

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