South Korea: Korea Blood Cancer Association

CONTACT INFORMATION:

1005 Shinhwa Bldg, 34-1 Mapo-dong, Mapo-gu,

Seoul 121-735,

Korea

Telephone: 02-3432-0807
Fax: 02-3432-0609
http://www.bloodcancer.or.kr 

 

KEY CONTACT:

Lee Chul Hwan (executive director)

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

The association is a non-profit corporation, established in 1995, to help those who suffer from leukemia and blood diseases. It is a registered organization under the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
Our major projects include medical bills support, counseling, medical seminar, publication, cultural event, and initiatives to improve the nation’s medical insurance system.
One of our goals is to present plausible alternatives for those who struggle both physically and mentally against blood diseases to receive better treatment. We hope to build a social atmosphere in which ordinary people care for the weak and sick and are willing to participate in helpful voluntary activities.

 

KEY INITIATIVES:

- Off line medical seminar
- Phone counseling
- Publication of monthly newsletter
- Medical expense support
- Cultural event
- Manage and support various patient community by disease
- Improving insurance and system

 

NUMBER OF MEMBERS:

6000 (February 2013)