Research and treatment of child cancer in Brazil

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By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CANCER Kenya's leap in fight against cancer but now we have the latest screening treatment technology available for east Africans Kenya has consolidated its position as regional medical hub with the opening o f heart and cancer center in Nairobi. The centre at the Aga khan university hospital is equipped with latest screening and treatment technologies. it will be the first region to do research on heart and cancer disease that is in Africa. There is no doubt since the doctors will alleviate the rise of non-communicable disease in sub-Saharan. Read more.
Related to project keywords: technologies, hospital, disease, research, treatment

Canser Education

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CANSER EDUCATION Cancer is probably the second worst disease that kills many people.The worst fact and reality is that it does not have a cure.Nowardays its effects are considered to be as dangerous as those of AIDS since it kills.The American cancer society saw the need that was so broad and decided to educate people on the effects of the disease and how it can be controlled.They also teach on the measeures to be taken should you be diagnosed of cancer. Read more.
Related to project keywords: diagnosed, american, disease, cure, cancer

Beauty With A Purpose

16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of beauty with a purpose the beauty world miss world peagant is done yearly and normaly its tradion that there is an audion held countrywide and the best contestants selected to a beauty school academically where they are trained on lifeskills how to model how to handle themselves with a high self esteem and each of them has to have a project. the project commonly known as beauty with a purpose is centered at each one of them choosing a topic that they to major on a topic that centers and touches the community . this years miss world Kenya choose to works with cancer patients she has the experience what is to stay and live and with a early with cancer victim mainly because her mother had lived and died so early with caner living them at tender age. since then she has been struggling with life and from small business she has been able to pay for her own bills and not to mention her herself and her kids she is chosen the 2011/2012 miss world Kenya with an initiative of making with cancer victims to reduce discrimination , create awareness and also making Kenya a cancer free nation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: world, making, patients, cancer, experience

Pink Thursday In Makueni

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Machakos, Kenya
Map of PINK THURSDAY IN MAKUENI Due to the effect of change of eating habbits of people in the increase of people in the country not forgetting the increase in development in the country.This has led to people being infected with new diseases like cancer The most dangerous one being breast cancer,this has led to the loss of life of many women in the society due to to it being expensive to treat and its lack of cure this has affected many women due to this nairobi women hospital launched a program in makueni to educate the women in the effects and causes not forgetting how to prevent breast cancer. Read more.
Related to project keywords: new, cure, increase, cancer, treat

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Tammy Allersdorfer

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Brazil

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