Even the Voortrekker Monument was dressed in blue on the 15th February. The lighting of Of the Voortrekker Monument took place just after sunset on the 15th February.
Our volunteers were also kept busy during the past few months culminating in February ICCD month. Apart from visiting malls, we did numerous awareness drives at schools and karate clubs.
On the 11th February 2017, CHOC and City Protection took part in an exhibition at the Kolonnade Retail Centre to create awareness for International Childhood Cancer Day.
Professor David Reynders
Differences between Cancer Cells and Normal Cells
During February and especially on ICCD day, our survivors did presentations at various schools and on Lekker FM 98.3. To listen click the link below:
I remember the beginning, so clearly. It was towards the end of my Grade 9. I had “settled” into adolescence, and was participating in all the items my high school could offer; I was the prime picture of as a fit as a fiddle.
This year has started with a bang for CHOC Northern Region and the team is committed to enhancing the current programmes. Our core programmes are there to offer support to the children and their families as well as the paediatric oncology staff in the hospitals. We furthermore aim to raise awareness for childhood cancer and educate communities on the early warning signs of childhood cancer.
During May, we are planning a fun program for our siblings, should you want to participate,
26 November 2016