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Emofra Africa sponsors a Christmas Party for Korle-Bu Medical Staff

Emofra Africa sponsored a Christmas party for over 300 doctors, nurses and support staff of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. We are thankful to our corporate sponsors: Koala Supermarket, Mint Club, and Aquafill for their generous support to make the program a success.      

Roots Hotel Apartment sponsors Lunch for A Cause

Roots Hotel Apartment sponsors Lunch for A Cause. This lunch was an opportunity for guests to learn about Emofra Africa and pediatric cancer in Ghana. We are grateful to our corporate sponsors.        

Africharms raises funds to support Emofra

Emofra Africa would like to thank these amazing ladies for supporting the Africharms fund raiser to support Emofra. Your generosity will enable us to sponsor cancer treatment for children in Ghana.

Childhood cancer, Ghana’s less concern

School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. It hopes to reduce poverty and child mortality through improvement in diagnosis, treatment and care for affected children. World Child Cancer Country Programme Coordinator, George Achempim tells News Ghana, Lymphomas, Leukaemias, Retinoblastomas which affect the eyes and Wilms (Kidney) are some of the commonest childhood

Childhood Cancer Survival Rates Rising with Improved Treatments, Study Reports

Results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) show that current advances in treatment and follow-up have led to improved survival of childhood cancers, including lymphoma, especially by reducing deaths due to lingering effects of cancer treatment. The study, performed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, was published in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Proton Therapy For Pediatric Cancer- A Proliferation in the Works?

Proton radiotherapy defines the cutting edge of pediatric cancer treatment. However, it’s been 50 years since that “edge” was etched. “It is the oldest ‘new’ technology,” said Eugen Hug, MD, an expert and pioneer in the use of proton therapy for pediatric tumors and Director of the International Patient Program at ProCure Proton Therapy Center,

February 15, 2016 is International Childhood Cancer Day

February 15, 2016 is International Childhood Cancer Day. This day recognises  a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness about childhood cancer, and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and their families.  

Emofra Africa donates books

February 4, 2016: Emofra Africa donates books sponsored by the 4th Grade students of Lincoln Community School in Ghana to the Paediatric Oncology Ward in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.