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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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.

SIOP 2019 How I live - Movie Screening

Thursday, October 24th

after Keynote 1 – 09:10-09:40

Commission Room Bellecour 1,2 & 3 (max. capacity 300 persons)

How I live

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.

Gold Ribbon

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.

Find out more on our website.