Cancer care in zones of unrest


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Earthquake’s toll on cancer patients and the resilience of a caregiver in Marrakech

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Successfully reaching out to women in Afghanistan about cancer

Women in Afghanistan attending a workshop on breast cancer awareness
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Providing cancer care to refugees in Uganda

Road in Mukono, Uganda
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Emergency funding for cancer care in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

Man and women hugging before a line of Ukrainian refugees
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Cancer care for Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Three doctors at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre operating on a patient
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Cancer and social unrest: caring for Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

UNICEF staff member assisting a mother and child in a migrant camp for Venezuelans leaving the country. UNICEF launched a regional response in 2018 to support children and families from Venezuela, as well as children in host communities. Photo ©UNICEF/2018/Moreno
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UICC members mobilise to support people from Ukraine living with cancer

Ukrainian children with cancer and their families were airlifted to Spain, where they can continue their treatment and are being cared for by Fundación Aladina and other cancer organisations.
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Efforts to strengthen cancer care in Honduras undermined by volatile situation

Grace Romasko with a 4-year old Honduran girl in the expeditionary medical unit in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, during the US operation "Continuing Promise" in 2018. Photo by Mike DiMestico.
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Decades of conflict in Sudan have made cancer planning nearly impossible

Child in a hospital in Sudan looks into the camera. Photo by Richard Juilliert.
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Conflict in Yemen reverses years of progress and gains in cancer care

Doctor in Yemen posing with a child living with cancer in front of a billboard for aid distribution by the Global Relief Fund (GRT)
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Cancer care in zones of unrest: the challenge of survival in Lebanon

The Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon's Bus of Hope spreads awareness about cancer
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First-ever study on the economic burden of cancer care for Syrian refugees

Zaatari in Jordan, currently the largest camp for Syrian refugees.
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Thursday 12 January 2023

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