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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco DayTobacco: Major Threat to Public Health in PakistanRs 1200 millions Tobacco Products consumed every single day in the country. At a briefing held on the occasion of forthcoming World No Tobacco day (May 31) health professionals from various organizations including MaxFoundation strongly criticized for Government’s failure to take effective measures towards tobacco […]

Your Group could be the recipient of a 1000.00USD GRANT!!!

Only two more months before we launch into the most EXCITING part of the art project – VOTING!!!So far we have received entries from Philippines, Pakistan, Iran, Honduras, Sudan and Niger.Remember this is a great opportunity for patient groups to fundraise. One thousand dollar prize for each region is at Stake. Only those patient groups […]

2009 TBM Family Day and Art Workshop

TBM patients with their families, caregivers and friends once again gathered together for a fun-filled celebration of Family Day and Art workshop combined. The success of last year’s family day has inspired us to make this a yearly event. There were plenty of socialization activities and parlor games to foster camaraderie among the members. The […]

Together we maximize our life! Supporting the others at the same time we are supporting ourselves….

Together with Max Family, TMF team in Malaysia had another patient meeting yesterday in Kuala Lumpur.Attended by 80 participants – people living with CML, their family members, physicians, nurses and volunteers – everyone brought along their spirit and smile and be with everyone has made the day a special weekend. Some are our old friends […]

Donate Blood…. Save Lives

On May 13th, I together with the PGH Blood Bank team conducted another blood drive in St. Augustine College of Nursing. The event lasted for about 7 hours as we had to wait for the availability of students in between their break time. It was funny to see the students different reactions. Majority were first […]

Friends of Max meet in the Oxford of the East – Pune

Last weekend a part of Max India drove down to Pune . Pune is a very scenic three hour drive by road from Mumbai and is known for its educational facilities , having more than a hundred learning institutes and nine universities. (Hence the Oxford of the East tag) It is almost 600 metres above […]

First Hospice in Pakistan

From Salim Mirza. Posted by Ann on his behalf. I recently had the acquaintance of Mr. Riaz Ahmad Barni – a potential supporter of TMF. A retired UN communication & public relations official, Mr. Barni (65+ with prostate cancer) is self-motivated and dynamic – always ready to volunteer his services for the cause of humanity. […]

CML Camp, Penang 1 – 2 May 2009

On 1 – 2 May 2009, we have organized a CML patient camp in Penang, Malaysia.This is jointly organized by The Max Foundation, Max Family Society Malaysia & Malaysian Society of Haematology, and supported by Novartis Oncology Malaysia. Highlights of the 2-days one night camp: Motivation session Session on Expressing your thought through art Testimonial […]