Zimbabwe Cricket Officially Adopts KidzCan Zimbabwe As Charity of Choice

Kidzcan has been officially adopted as the Charity of Choice by Zimbabwe Crikcet team. The masterstroke announcement was made at a colourful event yesterday by Director of cricket Hamilton Masakadza who also brought the national team players led by Sikandar Raza to the home of KidzCan at 111 East road, Belgravia. The amazing cricket body also donated groceries. Zim Cricket have also donated the Zim/ Ireland match 17 Dec to KidzCan.Please come and support #NewsInBrief

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The Nexus between Childhood Cancer and the Environment

AS the month of February draws to an end, it’s highly likely that the hype and noise around childhood cancer will die down as the world shifts focus towards other health issues on the calendar of events. Under normal circumstances, this should not be the case and we probably need to dedicate 365 days of each year God grants us to raise awareness and talk about childhood or pediatric cancers. By Michael Gwarisa It is thus imperative to remind each other that childhood cancer is real and if not detected…

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Buffalo Creek Spur Announces Financial Support To Kidzcan

… Spur to donate US$0.50 to KidzCan for every dessert purchased    Buffalo Creek Spur, one of Simbisa’s sought brands has today announced a partnership with KidzCan that will see the Simbisa owned restaurant offering financial support to vulnerable children diagnosed and living with cancer. Under the partnership, Buffalo Creek Spur will donate USD0.50 to KidzCan for every dessert purchased at Spur outlets. Funds from the partnership will assist in providing chemotherapy drugs, radiological and laboratory tests among other services. Warren Meares, the managing director of Simbisa Brands said, “As…

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Many countries struggle to provide chemotherapy drugs to their children; St. Jude wants to change that

Charity Kawadza is often the one to tell parents there are no chemotherapy drugs available for their children at Parirenyatwa General Hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. None in the whole country. Kawadza is a nurse and the health promotions coordinator with KidzCan Zimbabwe, a non-governmental organization that supports the hospital’s ward for children suffering from cancer. “You know children are fighters,” she said. “They can actually survive cancer. … And now you are left with explaining to the parent — some parents will take it and understand, but other parents will…

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KidzCan Donates Family Lounge To Pari Pediatric Cancer Ward

IN a move set to boost moral and survival rate for child cancer patiants, pediatric  cancer focused Non Governmental Organisation, KidzCan has handed over a modernised family lounge to Parirenyatwa pediatric cancer Ward which will act as a haven for mothers whose children will be admitted. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking at the handover ceremony, Parirenyatwa Director Operations, Mr Edson Mundenda said the move by Kidzcan has come at a time when the need for a proper and comfortable waiting lounge was huge. “What you see here is just a glimpse…

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Epworth Records High Child Cancer Cases

…As Minister Meets Two Child Cancer Patients By Michael Gwarisa RECENT statistics gathered by local charity organisation for children living with cancer in Zimbabwe, KidzCan have revealed that Epworth has the highest cases of Children with Xereodema, a rare skin cancer. Speaking on the sidelines of a Meeting where Health and Child Care minister Dr David Parirenyatwa was meeting two young girls suffering from cancer, KidzCan Executive Director Dr Ntombi Muchuchuti said Xerodema despite being a cancer most prevalent in tropical regions has reared its ugly head in Epworth, Harare.…

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