American Society of Hematology
Children's International Consortium on Acute Leukemia (C-ICAL)
Children around the world can develop leukemia, but a patient’s chance of survival varies greatly based simply on where he or she is born. Children in the U.S. and other high-income countries who are diagnosed with acute leukemias, for example, have a five-year survival rate of 84%, with most patients being able to eventually reach “cure.” Read the full story by clicking here.
Healthy Volunteers Overseas (HVO)
Together with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving global health through education, ASH members can provide invaluable consultation, hands-on training, and lectures at the labs, hospitals, and clinics of our partner hematology sites in Cambodia, Peru, and Tanzania. Volunteer assignments range from 2 to 4 weeks. For more information, including the specific needs of each site, please visit the ASH-HVO webpage by clicking here.
Angkor Hosptial for children
Since 1999, AHC has provided high quality, compassionate care to children from every province in Cambodia – regardless of a family’s ability to pay. AHC offers comprehensive clinical services, from lifesaving specialty care to holistic support designed to treat the whole child. In Cambodia, it’s of high need and unprecedented. Between the 19 interconnected departments, we provide over 150,000 quality treatments annually – treatments that are safe, timely, effective and patient-centered, measured and monitored through organisation-wide key performance indicators.