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CML Support Groups: Members of the CML Advocates Network

The CML Advocates Network connects patient organisations supporting patients and families affected with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

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Peru: ESPERANTRA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mailing/Postal Address:
Esperantra
Av. Petit Thouars 4534 int. 5
Miraflores
Lima 18
PERÚ

 

Telephone: +51 2215518 / +51 937518852


Facsimile: none
Website: www.esperantra.org
Email: 

 

KEY CONTACT:

Name: Karla Ruiz de Castilla
Position: CEO

Email: 

ORGANIZATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

CML program 2013 "vivo con Leucemia Mieloide cronica"
Provide information for early detection, responsible prevention, and access to appropriate treatments for all Peruvians with CML.

Empower those affected with CML to better understand the disease by providing strong links to hematologist, cancer physicians, psychologists, and nutritionists, as well as to a wide variety of trusted information resources.

Protect and promote the rights of CML patients by strengthening their active role both in the fight against the disease and in advocating for the adoption of national strategies to better address cancer nationwide.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

ESPERANTRA is a non-profit organization created for the purpose of contributing to the reduction of cancer mortality in Peru, improving the quality of life of cancer patients, and advocating for equality in access to quality treatments and to innovative care.

Until 2005, there was no organization in Peru to catalyze and represent the needs of cancer patients. ESPERANTRA is the first organization of its kind to provide information and support, and to advocate on behalf of cancer patients through its different programs.

NUMBER OF MEMBERS:

43 (May 2013)

COUNTRIES IN WHICH ORGANIZATION HAS A SIGNIFICANT MEMBERSHIP BASE:

Peru


 
   
 

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