Nutrition for Children in Cancer Ward in Tanzania

 
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Nutrition for Children in Cancer Ward in Tanzania

Nutrition for Children in Cancer Ward in Tanzania
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A full ward

A full ward
Often there are three children for every bed. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kadijha

Kadijha
This young girl- Kadhija- had a metastatic Wilm's (kidney) tumour. She did not survive because her treatment was delayed. Speeding treatment is essential to save lives. (view small | med | large | orig)

Fatouma

Fatouma
Fatuma was treated for haemangioma, a benign growth over her eye that would have made her blind. (view small | med | large | orig)

Selestina

Selestina
Selestine Charles had a large tumour which destroyed his eye called a rhabdomyosarcoma. He almost died while undergoing treatment. Then he suddenly developed this wonderful personality! He went home well. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Ocean Road Cancer Institute

The Ocean Road Cancer Institute
This outside view provides no hint as to the need inside. Unfortunately, the cancer ward opperates at 300% occupancy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dr. Trish and Co.

Dr. Trish and Co.
Dr. Trish Scanlan is a volunteer paediatric physician. Here she poses with her friends. (view small | med | large | orig)

Young Amadeus- one of the first patients

Young Amadeus- one of the first patients
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank you!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Long day of moving tires everyone out...

Long day of moving tires everyone out...
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank you!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Shiny new home at the new Paediatric Complex

Shiny new home at the new Paediatric Complex
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank you!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Edesia, Inc.

Providence, RI, United States
http://www.edesiaglobal.org

Project Leader

Marie Wisecup

Communications Manager
Providence , RI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Nutrition for Children in Cancer Ward in Tanzania