Uruguay: Asociación Uruguaya de Leucemia ASUL

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Mexico: Asociacion Mexicana de Leucemia y GIST, A.C.

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Colombia: Fundación Esperanza Viva (Hope Alive Foundation)

Contact adress


CRA 23 # 53-29 APT 303
Colombia

Tel: 57-6578111 and 57-3153309237
Fax: 57-6578111

EMail:

Web: http://www.fundacionesperanzaviva.blogspot.com

Key contact

Nury Esperanza Villalba Suárez
Directora Ejecutiva - Executive Director

Brief description

Our foundation is a non-for-profit organization legally established since march 2007, whose objectives are to advice patients and relatives with haematological and oncological patologies.

Organisational objectives

We work in four main areas: scientific advisory, legal advocacy, emotional support and recreational activities.
  • Scientific advisory - We provide information through talks and printed materials about the disease in a simple language.
  • Legal advocacy - To help the patient to demand their rights to the insurance companies and the state health system.
  • Emotional Support - Through hearing, understanding and advicing we help patients to cope with their disease.
  • Recreational Activities - We offer leisure activities to help build strong bonds between patients and caregivers.

Key initiatives and activities

  • "Knowing my rights and my health system"
  • "Emotional self control"
  • "Information and Educational activities directed to schools to which sick children attend"
  • "Cancer survivors" helping patients and caregivers

Number of members

78 (as of 2007-10-08)

Additional information

The whole range of our services are entirely free.






Ecuador: Ecuatorian Association to support patients with cancer, hope and life (Asociación ecuatoriana de ayuda a pacientes con cáncer ESPERANZA Y VIDA)

Contact adress

Sucre 222 y Pedro Carbo Piso 3 Oficina 34.
Guayaquil - Ecuador
Tel: (593)046010429

EMail:

Key contact

Francisca Reinoso (Director)

Brief description

The organization "Asociación Ecuatoriana Esperanza y Vida" is a non-governmental public service organization that provides education, prevention and advocacy of patients with hematological and oncological problems of the community, with support psicosocioafectivo the purpose sensitize motivate and educate patients and families on topics inherent to their health and rights in integrated care to improve the quality of life of patients and integrate their work and social activity.

Key objectives and key initiatives

The organization is constantly fighting to defend the rights of its members especially in relation to drugs and have a better quality of life.

Number of members

250 (as of 2014-23-02)

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