Ruth Isabella Hoffman MPH
Ruth is the mother of eight children, including 35 year old Naomi, a 28 year survivor of AML. Ruth is the Executive Director of the American Childhood Cancer Organization and is author/ editor of 11 childhood cancer learning resources.
Organization: American Childhood Cancer Organization
10920 Connecticut Ave. Suite A
Kensington, MD 20895
JOAO MARIA DE LENCASTRE DE BRAGANZA
João lost his 7 year old daughter Madalena to a brain tumour.
He is President of the Portuguese Association of Children with Cancer. He is a mechanical engineer who translates patents and books from renowned publishers to Portuguese.
Address: R. Prof. Lima Basto 73, Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: +351 21 722 1150
Mary is a registered nurse with over 30 years’ experience in pediatric oncology. She is the Community Liaison Manager of the Children’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, and facilitator of the Parent Advisory Group of the Cancer Centre.
Organization: Children’s Cancer Centre Parent Advisory Committee (PAG)
Children’s Cancer Centre Royal Children’s Hospital,
50 Flemington Road, ParkvilleVIC,
Tel./Fax: +61 3 93454855 / +61
Luisa is mother of Victor, a survivor of a mature B-cell ALL diagnosed in 1990. She is involved at local, national and international levels, representing “Federación Española de Padres de Niños con Cáncer” and is a Professor at the School of Architecture in Valencia.
Organization: Federación Española de Padres del Niños con Cáncer (F.E.P.N.C.)
C/ Monte Olivetti, 18, Local 1 (c.v. a c/ Bustos 3),
Tel: +34 606 100 693 (mobile phone)
Executive Director of Kidzcan Zimbabwe, a local NGO in Zimbabwe. Daniel is a great communicator and renowned broadcaster. He is an excellent diplomat, with great empathy and passion towards making a difference in the lives of children suffering from cancer.
Organization: Kidzcan Zimbabwe
6 Natal Road, Belgravia, Harare
Nicole is the mother of three boys, one of whom is a survivor of childhood cancer. She is the president of Zoe4life, a non-profit organization based in Switzerland which supports kids with cancer and their families, funds and advocates for research. She is also on the Accelerate platform steering committee. .
Marcela Zubieta Acuna
Marcela is a pediatrician who lost her 3 year old daughter to a brain tumor (Choroid Plexus Carcinoma). The tragic experience made her refocus her professional and social life to serve underprivileged children with cancer living in Chile.
Organization: Fundación Nuestros Hijos
Barros Luco No. 3103, San Miguel
Santiago de Chile
Tel: +56-2-480 5960 Fax: +56-2-556 8840
Carl Queiros is the CEO of CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation, South Africa. Carl also chairs the Childhood Cancer Network of South Africa, and he is the Chairman of the Childhood Cancer International Africa Regional Committee.
Organization: CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation
PostNet Suite 105, Private Bag X2600, Houghton 2041, South Africa
Tel: +27 86 1113500
Rod is a parent of a 24 years ALL survivor. He was part of the pioneer team of Sarawak Children Cancer Society & is their Immediate Past President.
Currently, he work as a Chief Executive Officer in consumer packaged food company in Malaysia.
Organization: Sarawak Children Cancer Society
Address: Lot 5493, Lorong 15 & Jalan Batu Kawa, Taman Desa Wira, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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