Argentina: ALMA – Asociación Leucemia Mieloide Argentina
ALMA is a patient organization whose mission is to “provide emotional and practical support to leukemia patients” to fulfill our mission we develop different programs of which the main ones are: Comprehensive Patient Education (different professionals provide workshops on diagnosis, types of treatments, monitoring studies, adverse effects management looking for an expert patient); Spreading Life: (we hold patient meetings in different cities of the country, forming ALMA patient groups; Emotional containment coordinated by our psycho-oncologists we give the professional support that patients require; Advocacy defends patients’ right in relation to their treatments and studies.
Patients with the 4 main types of leukemia, relatives, and caregivers. Our reach is national.
Ways of communication with constituency
Direct telephone contact, WhatsApp, mailing, social networks, website, press releases, and face-to-face meetings.
Organizational objectives and key programs
Our organizational objectives are:
- Give and receive emotional and practical support to patients with leukemia.
- Provide education programs with professionals from various areas.
- Defend the right of patients to receive the best treatments.
- Exchange and receive information about the different treatment options.
Our key programs are:
- With you.
- Empowering patients.
- Spreading Life.
- Emotional Containment.
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires 1414
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CMLAN member since
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