September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and is symbolised by a gold ribbon, worn to commemorate the event. This is an annual international awareness month to raise support, funding and awareness of childhood cancers and the impact for sufferers and families!
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WHO and partners are staging the third edition held in Geneva of the Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge. The event will serve as a healthy kickstart to the 73rd World Health Assembly, which also starts on 17 May 2020.
Thousands of people from Geneva and members of the global public health community have taken part in the first two editions of the event organized by WHO, in conjunction with Geneva and Swiss authorities and a wide range of partners. The 2020 edition is expected to be even bigger.
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How I live
How I Live with Cancer chronicles the journey of children with cancer in low and middle-income countries. By following their journeys from diagnosis through treatment, we witness many of the complex issues facing patients, families and healthcare providers. Documentary style observational filmmaking provides a window into both the interpersonal networks and healthcare systems that support and guide families through treatment. Amidst some of life’s most difficult situations, stories of innovation and resilience emerge. howilivewithcancer.com
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The Look Again Campaign
The look Again campaign is a program put together to train and teach community-level health workers and community health extension workers on simple skills to identify possible early signs and symptoms of childhood cancers using The Dorcas Cancer foundation 5 Signs & 5 Questions MethodTM training module designed by seasoned pediatric oncologist in the foundation.
This entails individual in Nigeria creating a self-gold ribbon lapel on their clothes all through September in support childhood cancer awareness.
Plus there will be Blogs and Articles to show the epidemics of childhood cancer in Nigeria and Africa and a mass media awareness across local and international TV & Radio Stations in Nigeria to raise awareness and support for childhood cancer.
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