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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CML Patient Organisations

Ecuador: Fundación Bekämpa

Contact adress

De Los Pumas N3-55 y Casitahua.
Quito, Ecuador.
Tel: 593 984022318


Key contact

Patricio Fabian Baca Castro, General Coordinator

Gabriela de Los Angeles Valdivieso, Legal Attorney

Brief description

The organization is focused on the protection and defense of the rights to health, life and legal security of both cancer patients and their families. 

Key objectives and key initiatives

The most important objectives of the foundation are to initiate legal proceedings before the judicial authorities in order to obtain sentences in favor of the patients.  Once rules upon favorably this allows for immediate access to drugs and medical treatment. 

In addition, we offer our members: Training activity such as seminars and conferences. 

  • Nutrition courses 
  • Delivery of food supplies (donations) 
  • Accompaniment to patients and their families 
  • Help patient to be able to activate and better manage their disease. 
  • Seek help from foundations and government entities so that patients and their families can have a quality of life. 
  • Make patients aware of their rights so that they can take effective actions such as access to medicines 

Number of members

53 (as of 2021)


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