Most childhood cancers can be cured if treated promptly and effectively. However, due to lack of information, early detection and effective treatment, half of the children with cancer patients in developing countries will not survive.
The National Children’s Cancer Society Global Outreach Program partners with pharmaceutical companies to distribute donated cancer treatment drugs and medical supplies around the world. Since its inception in 1993, the program has shipped more than $390 million in medical products to 65 facilities in 42 countries around the world. It’s been estimated that more than 162,000 children with cancer have been treated from the generous support of the Global Outreach Program corporate partners.
Recipients must adhere to strict guidelines and ensure donated medicines are stored in secure areas.