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Improving Blood Cancer and Blood Disease Services in South Africa.

South Africa is a country with a dire shortage of haematologists, haematological support, advocacy and services. As the only dedicated Haematological Services NGO in the country, the Igazi Foundation lobbies  provincial and national government to improve existing haematological services and facilities for sufferers, their families and their supporters. Born in the Eastern Cape in 2010, the Foundation has g...

objectives

  1. Raising awareness regarding the prevalence of haematological malignancies and other blood diseases in South Africa
  2. Advocating on treatment, especially bone marrow transplantation
  3. Providing support for haematologists and the treatment of haematological diseases
  4. Helping maintain/provide for the inpatients and outpatients of new facilities in South Africa where there has previously been none, such as the ‘ALOE IGAZI WARD,' in Port Elizabeth.

projects

  • The Aloe Igazi Unit

    The Aloe Igazi Unit finally became fully functional in late 2013 after 3 years of ... 
  • NNHF

    The Novo Nordisk Haemophilia Foundation was formed in 2005. It is based in Zurich,... 
  • LISIN

    The Igazi Foundation since it's inception in 2010 has been aware that the Eastern ... 

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did you know?

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) is the most common type of leukaemia in adults over 50 and Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia ( Source: www.igazi.org.za