Commitment to Action

Quality Cancer Care for Women and Children in Jordan

Commitment by

King Hussein Cancer Foundation

In 2012, the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) committed to increase the availability and accessibility of comprehensive cancer care for women and children in Jordan, through the physical expansion of the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) and facilitating the accreditation of its healthcare facilities. The commitment aims to build the capacity of healthcare professionals to provide quality cancer prevention and treatment interventions, while increasing the number of women and children who will have access to and will utilize these critical interventions. By 2015, KHCF strives to train new health care professionals in early detection, conduct public awareness campaigns and build outreach programs, provide breast cancer screening services to underprivileged women in remote underserved areas, and provide quality treatment at KHCC for new pediatric cancer patients.

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Commitment

Quality Cancer Care for Women and Children in Jordan

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

4 years

Estimated Total Value

$92,100,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa

Countries

JORDAN

Commitment by

King Hussein Cancer Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

King Abdullah Hospital, Hashemite University, Pfizer & Sanofi, The Bishop School, Al Israa University, Amman Academy, German Jordanian University, New English School, Arab Bank plc, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, International School of Choueifat, University of Jordan, Modern American School, Make A Wish Foundation, Hoffmann La Roche, Middle East Technical University, Zain Group, International Academy - Amman, UNRWA