cancer-concern-association, Administrations in Seychelles Islands

Cancer Concern Association | Administrations

Info

  • Helpline | 2522444
  • Espace Building - Ile du Port / Mahe | Mahe
  • 1.0 km from Victoria / 9.8 km from Airport
  • Provides support & counseling services to cancer sufferers and their relatives both locally & abroad
    Educates the public on the disease of cancer, possible early detection, available screening test,
    Encourages public to develop lifestyles behaviours, which will reduce the risks of developing cancer
    Acquires and encourages the distribution of information on cancer and their management
    Advocates better pain management of cancer patients at all levels

Cancer Concern Association

Our offer

Activities: 1. Besides the agm (held in november), the management of the association meets monthly or bi-monthly, according to necessity 2. Publication of CCA newsletter periodically and educational articles in the national print media 3. Hold educational and training seminars 4. Visit schools & work places for educational talks 5. Provide equipment (office or medical) to MOH to assist with cancer management, registry and treatment 6. Raise funds 7. Assist and visit cancer patients and their families 8.Organise annual cancer day (in February) – for awareness and ongoing education 9. CCA works closely with the ministry of health main projects & future plans 1. Procure land to build permanent headquarters with full-time secretary 2. Purchase mobile van to assist chemotherapy patients & for visits & outreach work 3. Support oncology unit & hospice of MOH 4. Carry out comprehensive survey of cancer in Seychelles + update registry

About us

CCA was launched on 2 October 1999
75 people attended the inaugural meeting
Non Governmental Organisation
2004- Launch of Logo “You never have to be alone”
2007- Launch of Help line: 2522440
To date: CCA has about 450 members from Mahé, Praslin and La Digue