The Impact of Childhood Cancer on Families Wondu Bekele January 20,2011 Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Mathiwos Wondu –YeEthiopia Cancer Society (MWECS). General information. Personal Introduction
The Impact of Childhood Cancer on Families
Mathiwos Wondu –YeEthiopia Cancer Society
two jobs I was holding and joined Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia
Cancer Society full time as of December 1, 2009.
about 10 days.
bring several kinds of cancer and related medicines we have never heard
import several kinds of cancer and related medicines
from India and elsewhere.
treated patients ever.
patients and their families.
Who is Mathiwos ?
Mathiwos with his parent under treatment at the Black Lion Hospital
was no proper medication left for Mathiwos here in Ethiopia.
abroad and cover the huge cost we have been told.
agreed to accept Mathy for further treatment option including
bone marrow transplant.
to establish MWECS.
MWECS is member of:
Ensure public awareness of cancer
and its treatment possibilities.
Anti Tobacco Campaign Launching Program
Higher government & international organizations officials-His Excellency
Ambassador Mohammed Dirir, Dr. TedrosAdhanom, Dr FatumataTraore of
WHO Country Office,Mr. BerhaneDeressa,former mayor of Addis Ababa, &
H.E MuferihatKamil,former Minister of Women Affairs, athlete Haile /Selasse
during breast cancer walk.
Beauty contestants from all of the world during breast cancer walk.
The first Ethiopian breast cancer survivor bold enough to come out openly and share her experience
Advocacy & Support Program
The overall objective of the project is to decrease the suffering of children with various types of cancer.
Specific Objectives to:
Some of pediatric cancer patients supported by the project receiving chemotherapy medicines.
As at November 18, 2010
particular should be consolidated.
financially to implement its objectives.
secured to insure the implementation of planned activities.
The society needs to work more on donor diversification.
more funds should be secured.