• Upper Mulago Hill Kampala, Uganda Cancer Institute Campus
  • +256 39 2834441
  • 425 Street Name, UK, London
  • (123) 456-7890

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Welcome To Uganda Child Cancer Foundation

The Uganda Child Cancer Foundation (UCCF) is a Non-government organization that was founded mainly by the Uganda Cancer Institute staff, parents of children with cancer, and other concerned individuals. It was formed to support children and young persons suffering from cancer in Uganda, by providing direct treatment and social support to children made vulnerable by limited resources, and to advocate for cancer control and management. Each year, we provide much needed support to more than 1000 children with cancer and their families, including financial, psychosocial and treatment suppor

Patient Support

A diagnosis of cancer can be very stressful and difficult for patients especially children and families, and can lead to accompanying feelings of despair, anxiety, isolation, hopelessness and confusion. To help them work through these emotions, we provide a variety of psychosocial support and counselling services to all affected by a diagnosis of childhood cancer.   I feel fulfilled in my role in making the world a better place through loving these kids to give them joy

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Children Caring About Cancer

We noted  having children as active partners in fundraising worked well in other countries so we developed a concept for them to be fully involved as child messengers and advocates for cancer. Children Caring about Cancer (3C) is a young people’s program of UCCF, that was conceived in 2010 and later piloted in 2011 .The pilot was at St. Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK), Kings College Budo (KCB), Mt. St. Mary’s College Namagunga and Gayaza High School (GHS)- All in central Uganda. The miss

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Advocacy

The UCCF Advocacy strategy focuses on demanding for change in policy and interventions related to cancer and childhood cancer in particular. To that end UCCF will work through and with different networks in order to magnify the voice to cause change. UCCF will also strategically mobilize young people to raise issues concerning childhood cancer to relevant authorities and decision makers demanding for improved prioritization, resource allocation and service delivery in terms of treatment, care an

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Mentorship

To raise a competent community of young people with skills that enable them support those affected by cancer. This program area is twofold, on other hand it focuses on mentoring childhood cancer survivors while on the hand it embraces young people who care about cancer and require the support as they develop through life. In line with the programs focus on childhood cancer survivors, Mentorship is provided as an intervention dedicated to help them learn and develop new lifelong coping skil

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Upcoming Events

Join Us To Make A Strong Effort
24August, 19

Hero’s camp

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It’s an annual event organized by Uganda Cancer Institute and her partners including UCCF which br

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05September, 19

2nd Uganda conference on cancer and palliative care

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3C will be privileged to provide entertainment at the UCI-PCAU international conference.

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06December, 19

CHILDREN CARING ABOUT CANCER CAMP

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Is an annual event that brings together 3C clubs and young people around the country who care about

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01December, 19

Christmas Party

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Its an annual party that takes place every year in december towards Christmas Day to celebrate with

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