Portugal: Associação Portuguesa contra a Leucemia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mailing/Postal Address:

Rua Nunes Claro nº8C.
1000-209 Lisboa, Portugal

Telephone: 21 342 2204/5
Facsimile: 21 342 2206
Email:
Website: www.apcl.pt

KEY CONTACT:

Sofia Sá Cardoso
Executive Director
Email:

ORGANIZATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

  • Promote the progress of scientific knowledge on the nature, evolution, prevention of these illnesses;
  • Increase the effectiveness of the treatment of leukaemia, at a national level;
  • Support the patients and their families;

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

This organization was created in 2002 by a group of patients and their doctors who felt the need and the duty to collaborate in the attainment of better health care as an exercise of citizenship.

AUDIENCE/CONSTITUENCY:

NUMBER OF MEMBERS:

309

COUNTRIES IN WHICH ORGANIZATION HAS A SIGNIFICANT MEMBERSHIP BASE:

Not Applicable

WAYS OF COMMUNICATING WITH CONSTITUENCY:

  • Social networks like Facebook and Youtube
  • Website
  • Newsletters
  • Face to face meetings
  • Specific events

KEY PROGRAMS:

  • Support the national bank of bone marrow donors (and purchase of equipment)
  • Two or more grants are awarded every year in the Research Program Support the patients and their families