childhood cancer

Choc spreads cancer awareness

The Childhood Cancer Foundation and its celebrity ambassadors went to the streets to raise awareness of childhood cancer and other life-threatening blood diseases. Thabiso Sekhula The...

Fighting cancer one cupcake at a time

cupcakes---thumbCupcakes for Hope raises funds for families affected by cancer. But that is only one aspect; it also raises awareness of the cancer early warning signs. Host a Party of Hope and spread the word.

Celebrating Africa’s health heroes

In Africa, only 3% of the world's healthcare workers tend to 24% of the global disease burden. To help bridge the skills divide, the University of Cape Town offers programmes aimed at African students who want to make a difference in their home countries. Here are some of their stories.

Embrace tattoos to fight cancer

For many, the thought of getting a tattoo is a scary one. For others, people with tattoos have a bizarre way of expressing themselves and do not have charitable traits. Capetonian Jordan Gray is changing that perception, all in the name of charity.
• Facelift for KZN children's hospital