CML Support Groups: Members of the CML Advocates Network

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: ZAGRLJAJ Association of leukemia and lymphoma patients "Embrace" (Udruga oboljelih od leukemije i limfoma)

Contact information

fra Franje Miličevića 41 A

88000 Mostar

Bonsia Herzegovina



Key contact

Ismet Kodro, Vice President

Brief description of organization

Organization that was formed in 2009 in order to support all patients with lymphoma and leukemia at any time. Established in Mostar with the aim to spread to the whole of Bosnia and Herzegovina in order to give support to the training, the publication of material, psychological support, raising awareness about the disease, organizing humanitarian actions, etc.

Key objectives and initiatives

The main objectives and activities of the Association are to create conditions for better, more humane, and quality of life of patients, improving the lives of patients and their families by providing information about the disease and treatment options, assistance in obtaining medications, publishing brochures about the disease, sharing experiences of patients.

Number of members or patients the organisation represents

50 (Oct 2012)


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