This WHO intiative is aiming for a 60% child cancer survival rate by 2030


Six highly curable cancers that represent 50% to 60% of all childhood cancers have been chosen as the initial focus for the GICC's efforts. — 123rf.com

In 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a bold new initiative with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the United States, aiming to save one million more children with cancer by 2030.

The Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer (GICC) aims to increase the capacity of countries to provide quality services for children with cancer and to increase the prioritisation of childhood cancer at global and national levels.

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