"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda."
The Association P.A.V.E.L. ('Primind Ajutor, Viata Este Luminoasa', which stands for 'Getting Help, Life Is Bright') is an organisation of parents whose children have cancer or leukaemia, from Romania. P.A.V.E.L. association came into life on August 1995 and was legalised on May 1996. It is a humanitarian association of private law, non-profit, non- governmental and independent of private or governmental institutions. Association P.A.V.E.L. is member of ICCCPO, UICC, ECPC, IAPO, EUROCHILD and associate member of SIOPE.
The organization`s aim is to educate, to offer moral, psychological, informative, material and legal help and to advocate for families of ill children, survivors and health professionals from all over the country.
Beneficiars of the Association P.A.V.E.L.
*Children with cancer, leukemia or grave anemia
*Families of children with cancer, leukemia or grave anemia
*The people who survive after a childhood cancer
*Specialists from onco – pediatrics
*Public and private institutions, related to the cancer field, care, education or rights for people with cancer
P.A.V.E.L. became full UICC member in March 2008.