The E-Newsletter of Cancer Patients Aid Association 

APRIL 2007

Cancer Connect
World No Tobacco Day 2007 - "Smoke Free Environment"

Patient Update

Every year, 31st May is observed as "World No Tobacco Day" the world over to create awareness about the ill-effects of tobacco. Each year India and CPAA have been singled out for praise from WHO for creating unique programmes which draw huge amounts of attention.

This year's theme promotes 100% smoke-free environments as the only effective way to protect people everywhere from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. 

CPAA will organise the following events for WNTD 2007:

23rd May-ENT Check up for BEST (Wadala) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
24th May-ENT Check up for Traffic Police (Worli) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
25th May-ENT Check up for Police Club (VT) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
26th May-Drawing Competition for children (Lotus Suites, Andheri) CHILDREN 8-15 years SHOULD REGISTER
29TH May-Press Conference and Panel Discussion at Taj Lands End-Open to Public
Dr. Palash Sen, Euphoria (Indian Rock Band) performance-Invites available for 18-25 year olds, contact Anila Thale
30th May-ENT Check up for Public (Dadar PW Office, Platform 5) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
31st May-ENT Check up for Public (Hutatma Chowk Car Parking Area) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
<<For details contact Anila Thale or Minal Parab on 24924000>>


Subash-Rs. 32,97,387 online
Rs. 5,84,214 cheques
www.savesubash.org


Piyush-Rs. 34,29,313 online
Rs. 65,21,700 cheques
www.aidmyson.com


Vignesh-Rs. 1,05,600 online
Rs. 2,40, 189 cheques
www.savevignesh.com


Aditya-Rs. 62,63,321 online
Rs. 59,99,711 cheques

adityak02.googlepages.com/latestupdates


CPAA wishes to thank all the donors who have contributed so generously.
(Approximate figures)

CONTACT US 

CORPORATE OFFICE
Smt. Panadevi Dalmia Cancer Management Centre
King George V Memorial,
Dr. E. Moses Road,
Mahalakshmi, Mumbai - 11
Tel: +91 22 2492 4000 / 8775
Fax: +91 22 2497 3599


DIAGNOSTIC CENTERS
Suman Ramesh Tulsiani 
Diagnostic & Rehabilitation Centre

Prabhadevi Industrial Estate, Gala No. 15, 1st floor, Next to Domino's Pizza,  Opp. Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 25
Tel: +91 22 24383296 / 56256349


 Lila Kishanchand Shahani Clinical Diagnostic Centre
1st Floor, Naigaon Municipal Maternity Hospital, Dahivalkar Road, Opp. BDD Chawl No. 6&7, Next to Police Grounds, 
Naigaon, Mumbai - 14
Tel: +91 22 2412 1680


: Email :
webmaster@cpaaindia.org

: Website :
 www.cpaaindia.org

: Lend a helping hand :
Contribute Online

International Conferences & Training Programs
ICCCPO Regional Meeting, Bali

Meghana Suchak our Counselling Psychologist was invited to present a paper and chair a session at the recently held regional meet of the International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organization (ICCCPO) from the 5-7th of April. There were representatives from 61 nations for this meet. The theme was exchanging information and ideas to tackle the obstacles that parents face in their fight against cancer.
Meghana made a presentation "Understanding the coping mechanisms of parents whose children suffer from cancer" which highlighted different methods used by parents in such a situation.
The survivors session that she chaired threw light on some of the problems faced by survivors and what can be done to make them feel more in control of their lives while they are going through their treatments.

APCASOT Training Programme, Brisbane

APCASOT 2006UICC Asia-Pacific Cancer Society Training Grants  are offered by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) and the Cancer Council Australia to develop cancer control capacity in the Asia-Pacific region. The grants provide selected Fellows with a unique training and development experience and by providing the hosting cancer societies the opportunity to contribute to cancer control in the Asia-Pacific region. 

The competitive selection is based on the evaluation of an international panel of cancer society experts in the region. This year Neeta More from Dept of Diagnostic Services and Aditi Bapat from Dept of New Projects, CPAA, were chosen for this fellowship to study at the Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Australia from 16 to 20th April under the supervision of Dr Jeff Dunn in order to facilitate the transfer of technologies, techniques and skills needed to better serve the cancer research activities, treatment & care of cancer patients in both the countries. 

PATIENT CARE-Rs. 225,017 disbursed
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS AIDED 188
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS VISITED AT TREATMENT CENTRES 326
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS COUNSELED & GUIDED 941
AMBULANCE SERVICE COVERING  809
INSURANCE
TOTAL NO. OF POLICY HOLDERS TO DATE         11,529
NO. OF PEOPLE ENROLLED IN APRIL         42
NO. OF DETECTED CASES TO DATE   104
AMOUNT DISBURSED AGAINST CLAIMS TO DATE Rs.16,269,494
EARLY DETECTION
TOTAL NO. OF CAMPS / CLINICS             37
TOTAL NO. OF HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS SEEN 1475
TOTAL NO. OF INDIVIDUALS FOR FOLLOW UP 321
NO. OF PERSONS DETECTED WITH CANCER  1
REHABILITATION CENTRE
TOTAL NO. OF PATIENTS AIDED 98
AMOUNT SPENT ON PATIENTS WAGES AND WELFARE ACTIVITIES Rs.193,120
BREAST PROSTHESIS CASES ATTENDED 23
AMOUNT SPENT ON RATIONS & DIET SUPPLEMENTS Rs. 26,320
You have received this mail because you have written to the website in the past or are a friend of CPAA. If you would not like to get correspondence from us in the future. Click here and email the message to unsubscribe or reply to this email with the message "Unsubscribe."