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Feb 15, 2019

International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated around the world each year on February 15th.

New Delhi: February 15th is celebrated worldwide as International Childhood Cancer Day – aimed at creating awareness and advocating for childhood cancer as much for honoring the bravery and courage of children fighting cancer in our State, country and worldwide.

International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated around the world each year on February 15th. Originally commemorated in 2002, ICCD is a day founded by Childhood Cancer International (CCI), a global network of 171-member organizations in 88 countries. The global theme for ICCD 2018 is ‘No more Pain, No more Loss’ for children with cancer and their families.

To commemorate International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD), a day marked by WHO, CCI and other global partners to spotlight the challenges faced by children /adolescents with cancer and their families, our organization will be hosting following list of activities at CHSU through which we aim to advocate theme of this year.

CanKids KidsCan is a proud member of Childhood Cancer International (CCI), an international NGO and Non-State Actor in official relations with WHO.CCI is the largest childhood cancer patient support and advocacy network with 171 member organizations in 88 countries. Together with SIOP It is a collaborating partner of the WHO in its Global Childhood Cancer Initiative.

Cankids believes that making childhood cancer a national and global child health priority is a critical first step towards reducing premature child mortality 30 percent by 2030, and we can make a real impact and improve survival rates to compare with the developed countries, relatively easily and in a shorter period of time, the success of which will provide greater impetus to the war against cancer in the country.

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