The MISSION of Childhood Cancer International Survivors (CCI Survivors) is to bring together childhood cancer survivors to share resources and experiences and provide information in order to support and develop childhood cancer survivor groups and organizations everywhere in the world. CCI Survivors was formerly known as ICCSN.
Goals of the CCI Survivors:
- Support the implementation and development process of national and local survivor groups.
- Connect with professionals to provide information on important issues faced by childhood cancer survivors.
- Assist in the establishment of mentoring programmes.
- Energise and inspire survivor groups worldwide.
- Improve the care for survivors and to represent and strengthen the voice of survivor groups.
- Further develop the network of survivor groups around the world.
Members CCI Survivors Executive committee 2014/2015:
- Austria: Sabine Karner and Michaela Willi
- Hong Kong: Patrick Yip
- Netherlands: Meike Naafs and Jaap Den Hartogh
Links to national survivors groups:
Many national organizations have web sites for survivors. Here are some links that we know about. Please inform us if you know other links.
- Argentina: Sobrevivientes de Cáncer Infantil within FNDF (Fundación Natalí Dafne Flexer)
- Austria: “Survivors Austria”
- Bosnia and Hercegovina: “MladiCe Bosnia and Hercegovina”
- Croatia: Firefly Youth
- Denmark: “Drivkraeften” and “Proof of life“
- France: “Les Aguerris” – Adultes guéris d`un cancer pédiatrique
- France: “JSC” – Les Jeunes Solidarité Cancer
- Greece: “Kytarro”
- India: “Ugam”
- Indonesia: Cancer Buster Community
- Ireland: “CanTeen Ireland”
- Netherlands “VOX”
- New Zealand: “CanTeen”
- Romania: “TEMERARII”
- Serbia: MladiCe
- Slovenia: “Svet Ustanove Mali vitez” (Council of little knights)
- South Africa: S.O.L.I.D.
- Spain: “Veteranos Asion”
- Switzerland: “Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivors”
Contact CCI Survivors:
For details of the activities of Childhood Cancer International Survivors, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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