Nigeria: Maxcare Foundation Nigeria

Contact information

Department of Haematology,
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, (OAUTHC) Ile-Ife
Osun State
NIGERIA


Tel +234-(0)8037880111
EMail:

Key contact

Eunice Orekha, President

Brief description of organization

Maxcare Foundation Nigeria is a cancer support group formed by patients who have CML and GIST in Nigeria. We reach out to person who have the disease and educate them on compliance to the drugs being offered by GIPAP program of Novartis.

Key objectives and initiatives

We provide support for patients diagnosed with CML
We represent patients on a variety on issues as pertains access to drugs and health care
We also represent Nigeria at workshops that train on advocacy as well as newer treatment options

Number of members or patients the organisation represents

700 + (Status: Aug 2015)