Romania: "Fighting and Preventing Lymphoma and Leukemia" Leukemia Association

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mailing/Postal Address: 44-48 Mihai Eminescu St, Et. 6, Ap. 14, Sect. 1, Bucharest, Romania
Telephone: 004 021 211 57 27
Facsimile: 004 021 212 0 213

Website: www.leukemia.ro 

Email:

KEY CONTACT:

Name: Gigi Midan
Position: Program Director

ORGANIZATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

  • Creating databases on leukemia patients
  • Awareness program on patients rights

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

Leukemia Association, created in December 2005, has a main goal of representing patients’ rights and interests. It also fights for promoting medical education concerning the diseases had in view, and addressing issues and concerns of patients to authorities and healthcare system institutions.

AUDIENCE/CONSTITUENCY:

Low income population

NUMBER OF MEMBERS:

Volunteers

WAYS OF COMMUNICATING WITH CONSTITUENCY:

Publications, website, conference calls

KEY PROGRAMS:

Creating a data base with the patients to maintain an accurate view of the way the disease affects the low income population.

Working on improving relations with doctors, healthcare and other institutions representatives involved in this specific area

Working on improving the healthcare system on distributing medication regardless of any social boundaries