Events

STF Technical Assistance Program

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Events, latest |

STF Technical Assistance Program

The society staffs, board members, and volunteers, participated on psychosocial counseling and care giving training technical assistance provided by STF/TAP support. In this training 17 individuals (7=F and 10M) involved and it took place for three consecutive days from July 19th to 21st 2017 at MWECS conference room. The training was provided by Dr. Lillian Kimani. Participants of the training were certified for completing the...

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Flavoured Shisha Tobacco is Illegal, the Misunderstanding Must Not Continue

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Events, latest |

Flavoured Shisha Tobacco is Illegal, the Misunderstanding Must Not Continue

By Wondu Bekele Woldemariam Executive Director Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia Cancer Society/www.mathycancersoc.org/ In February 2014, the House of Peoples’ Representative, through Proclamation 822, ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to protect the health of all Ethiopians. The Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Healthcare Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) mandated the power to take all actions necessary to implement the Convention. In...

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Happy Ester 2017

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Events |

Happy Ester 2017

Dear Partners, Members, Volunteers and Supporters of Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia Cancer Society/MWECS/. On behalf of our Society and the beneficiaries, we wish you a Happy Ethiopian Easter to be celebrated on April 16, 2017. As usual we are organizing Christmas party for pediatric patients and their families on April 16, 2017 at Black Lion Hospital. In addition to well-prepared delicious food and soft drinks to be served to each participant, the highlight of the party will be the music,...

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Pediatric Cancer Consultative Meeting

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Events, latest |

Pediatric Cancer Consultative Meeting

Considering that childhood cancer is becoming a public health problem in developing countries like Ethiopia, FMOH in collaboration with MWECS held a fruitful & productive consultative meeting on Pediatrics Cancer from March 3-4, 2017. There were 21 participants on the consultative meeting. The participants were from Regional Universities of Ethiopia, Black Lion Hospital Oncology Department, CSOs, FMOH and International Partners (ASLAN Project). Mr. Wondu Bekele, General Manager of...

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childhood cancer international – Press Release

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

childhood cancer international – Press Release

Today is International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. According to IARC (2015), the reported worldwide incidence of childhood cancer is increasing, from 165,000 new cases annually to 215,000 cases for children 14 years...

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World cancer day – Press release

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in Events, Recent Activities | 0 comments

World cancer day – Press release

World Cancer Day: highlighting physical activity in the global fight against cancer   Worldwide deaths from cancer predicted to triple by 2035 Saturday 4 February 2017 – World Cancer Day: Geneva, Switzerland –Today, on World Cancer Day, millions are urged to get active to help combat the world’s most deadly disease. Under the banner ‘We can. I can.’ the day will encourage people to be more active -in every sense- in the fight against a disease that, in less than two decades, will be...

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