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International Nursing Day 2013

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Events | 8 comments

As per the traditions of Children Cancer Hospital, the International Nursing Day was celebrated this year too on 25th May.The event was hosted by the members of CCH staff. The event started with the. Ms. Rehana Punjwani (NES Instructor) presented the Nursing Journey of CCH which was followed by team work presentation given by Ms. Salima. Awards for recognizing the work of the nursing staff were distributed by the chief guest Dr. Abdul Bari, CEO INDUS Hospital. The nursing team also presented few skits and a poem to keep the mood light of...

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The Role of Pharmacist in the oncology

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Events | 29 comments

Department of pharmacy services children cancer hospital organized a seminar on oncology pharmacy practices on Saturday June 8, 2013. The objective of seminar was capacity building of pharmacist and Pharmacist role in oncology Pharmacy Practices. The event started with recitation of Holy Quran and then the Chief Organizer of the event Dr. Arif Ali Arian gave the introductory speech. The presentations were given by Dr. Samina Badar from SKMCH, Dr.Yasir Ali Hashmi from AKUH and Dr.Sidra tul Muntaha from CCH. There were 30 participants. The...

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Al-Zarooni Foundation visits CCH

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Events | 14 comments

Al Zarooni Foundation a charitable Organization Working in Pakistan. The Founder Chairman from UAE, His Excellency Suhail Al Zarooni per his humanitarian campaign in Pakistan has visited children Cancer Hospital in Karachi where he mixed up with children and boosted their morale with also presenting them gifts. The ailing children and hospital management were happy for the pleasant gesture they experienced. Al Zarooni Foundation is a Charitable Organization Working in Pakistan. The founder chairman of the foundation is His Excellency Suhail Al...

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Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Events | 9 comments

Sui Southern Gas Company under their CSR initiatives has been supporting Children Cancer Foundation for a long time. The have been kind enough to help CCF in every possible way including donation of cancer treatment equipment and financial contributions. Recently, Miss Nasreen Hussain presented a cheque of Rs. 660,000 to Dr. Shamvil Ashraf, CEO, Children Cancer Foundation. This donation was given to CCF for purchasing five Hepa-filters for Children Cancer Hospital....

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Faysal Bank Donates One Million to CCF

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Events | 49 comments

Children Cancer Foundation has been greatly helped by the corporate and banking sector of Pakistan through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. Another of our old supporters, Faysal Bank donated one Million Rupees to the Children Cancer Foundation. In a small meeting with the CEO CCF Dr. Shamvil Ashraf, the Faysal Bank CSR division reiterated their support towards fighting childhood cancer in Pakistan. The CSR head of Faysal Bank Rabia Salahuddin has been instrumental in making this possible; she was also there at this...

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CCF Fun Carnival 2013

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Events | 39 comments

Children Cancer Foundation celebrated the World Cancer Day and International Children Cancer Day by having a Family Carnival on Sunday the 17th of February, 2013 from 10:00A M to 6:00 PM at PAF Museum, Sharah-e-Faisal, Karachi. There were lots of fun activities setup along with the stalls of familiar food brands. We had some kids who had gone through successful cancer treatment at Children Cancer Hospital. They and their parents talked about the experience they had at Children Cancer Hospital. All proceeds of the event went to the Children...

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6th Pediatric Oncology Intensive Course

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in Events | 180 comments

Children Cancer Foundation Pakistan Trust with the help of a grant from UICC (International Union against Cancer), My Child Matters program has started a training program for Pediatricians as majority of children are initially presented to Pediatricians. The objectives of the project are to make Pediatricians more proficient in early detection, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancer, to establish level-1 Pediatric Oncology service at their respective centers and to develop shared care with Children Cancer Hospital. 6th Pediatric Oncology...

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Oncology Hemtalogy Course

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in Events | 10 comments

Children Cancer Hospital has always been working hard towards the development of nursing education. As a part of this effort, the Oncology and Hemtalogy nursing course was recently held at CCH. 23 students belonging to different parts of country and various institutions participated in the course. The closing ceremony was held on 14th December 2012 it included the certification distribution too. Dr. Ahmer Hamid was the chief guest of the ceremony who distributed the certificates among the...

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Bay View Academy Fun Mela

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Events | 6,834 comments

Bay View Academy has always supported the mission of Children Cancer Foundation Pakistan. They have been the partners of CCF in the fight against childhood cancer for a long time. The Bay View Academy organized a Fun Mela at the campus on 9th November 2012. The Mela was organized to raise awareness about the childhood cancer and to raise funds for Children Cancer Hospital. Hundreds of students turned up for the event with their parents. Number of colorful stalls and activities were setup. Activities such as jumping castle, games and various...

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Global Hand Hygiene Day

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012 in Events | 64 comments

Children Cancer Hospital celebrated global hand hygiene day on 16th October 2012 with health care workers and on 17th October 2012 with Patients and their families. Dr. Shamvil, the CEO CCF was the chief guest of the event. The focus of this event was to highlight the significance of hand washing and infection control practices. The participants were given the chance to participate in a a quiz competition and a video documentary was also shown to enlighten the importance of hand wash practices. Dr. Shamvil motivated the CCH staff to improve...

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