A pilot digital survivorship advocacy campaign targeting treatment abandonment and herbal medicine abuse
Living with a chronic health condition can often feel isolating and may lead to undesirable outcomes such as treatment abandonment and misuse of medicine. To tackle this issue, Young Leader Ezra Anecho started the project entitled ‘A pilot digital survivorship advocacy campaign targeting treatment abandonment and herbal medicine abuse‘, an advocacy campaign that aims to […]
Young people diagnosed with cancer have unique needs extending from diagnosis, through treatment, and into long-term survivorship care. That is why NCD Child Young Leader, Sophie Manoy, decided to create the ‘One Step‘ initiative, an advocacy project designed to support young people diagnosed with cancer by providing targeted information about diagnosis, treatment modalities and follow […]
A child’s ability to survive cancer in low-resource settings is a matter of competing priorities, access, and availability of treatment, which could be addressed through a national pediatric cancer strategy. To date, most countries lack this type of strategy, which prevents them from scaling up appropriate treatment interventions.