New Zealand: Leukaemia & Blood Foundation

CONTACT INFORMATION:

P O Box 99182
Newmarket Auckland 1149
New Zealand

Telephone of organisation: +64 9 638 3556
Fax of organisation: +64 9 638 3557
E-Mail:

KEY CONTACT:

Pru Etcheverry
Executive Director

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

The Leukaemia & Blood Foundation (LBF) is in its 32nd year in New Zealand and is this only organisation in the country dedicated solely to the cure and care of patients and families living with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood conditions. We have four Patient Support Coordinators who are all haematology specialised registered nurses. With a vision to cure and a mission to care, our aim is to improve the quality of life for people living with this diseases.

KEY INITIATIVES:

  • PATIENT SUPPORT - based on individual need
  • RESEARCH
  • INFORMATION/EDUCATION
  • AWARENESS PROGRAMMES
  • ADVOCACY