Morocco: AMAL

Contact address:

166 Azli Sud 2
Marrakech
Marrakech 40000
Maroc

Telephone: +212613281784

Email: bahijagouimi@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/A.M.A.L.Maroc2011
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AssociationAma3
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/association_amal/

Key contacts:

Bahija Gouimi - President
Email: bahijagouimi@gmail.com
Phone: +212613281784
Mobile: +12663278290

Said Ennachet - Treasurer
Email: saidennachet@gmail.com
Phone: +212611535729

Brief description of organization:

AMAL is The first CML patient group in Morocco and North Africa to support patients with leukemia and similar diseases.

AMAL was founded on April, 16th, 2011, in Marrakech Morocco by 30 patients and parents. Our mission is to improve care conditions and treatment access to all patients.

Audience/Constituency

 Patients, parents, volunteers, physicians, nurses, media, large public, medical authorities.

Ways of communication with constituency

Phone, emails, social media, WhatsApp.

Organizational objectives and key programs:

Our organizational objectives are:

  • Providing support to patients and families.
  • Improving access to proper treatment and correct monitoring of all patients.
  • Raising awareness, fighting cancer stigma, and educating patients and parents.
  • Advocating to improve policies and decisions in favor of cancer patients.
  • Building a PATIENT HOME to patients and parents living far from the hospital to allow them to be treated.

Our key programs are:

  • Education programs (patient meetings, webinars, educational materials).
  • "Schools without cancer" campaigns to follow healthy nutrition, making exercises, and avoid tobacco.
  • "Youth against cancer" to encourage voluntary work of young people.
  • "Training of general practitioners" by hematologists.
  • "P2P solidarity program" patient helps the patient by donating drugs.

Board of Directors:

5

Year of establishment:

2011

Year of becoming a CML Member:

2011

Members:

250+