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During Asean Federation Haematology Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 22-24 Apr 2010

I wrote about the patient congress earlier and this in entry I would like to share about The Max Foundation booth activities during the scientific conference. Background:This year is the 1st Asean Federation Haematology Conference, and so Malaysia Society Haematology is the host. The scientific meeting was taking place from 22 – 24 April; and […]

Training on how to make PowerPoint presentations

Dear Team, We are sharing a video of the training on how to make PowerPoint presentation given by Barbara during the LATAM MS meeting. This hands-on training was a result of previous training feedback and some of your requests.The training has been divided into two sections to fit the blog format.The blog post will be […]

In Malaysia: 1st Congress for People Living with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

1st Congress for People Living with Chronic Myeloid LeukaemiaTogether we are making a difference! 24 April 2010 – I don’t think anyone who was part of the 1st Congress for People Living with CML will ever forget about this great meeting! With support from Malaysian Society of Haematology and Novartis Oncology Malaysia, The Max Foundation […]

Latin America team meeting

Dear Max family, we had a wonderful and productive training week on April 5-9 with the Latin America team (Latam) in the global offices of TMF. Mercedes (Argentina) and Patty (Guatemala) sharing a good bye card that Paula prepared for them. MS’s gave great presentations, where we learned so much from the work they do […]

Chandigarh, The beautiful city is located near the foothills of the Himalayas in Northwest India.Many patients from all over the sate of Punjab as well as the neighbouring state come for treatment to PGI.We have four GIPAP/NOA physicians in this government hospital who refer patients.Dr.Pankaj who looks after the major chunk of patients in PGI […]

Tribute to Max from Lahore /Islamabad team

Dr. Zeba Aziz alng with her staff at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore praying for Max a way to tribute on his anniversary. Kiran, Islamabad members tribute Max anniversery at Islamabad

Support meeting for Patients on Tasigna

The past few months showed several patients on Glivec shifting to Tasigna. Some of them signified their interest to be in touched with other patients who are going through the same emotional and physical stress. On April 16th, a small group meeting was held in my office. There were 10 participants who shared their coping […]

TBM/TMF Reached Out to PGH Pediatric Ward

Last April 15th, the Touched by Max in partnership with TMF conducted an outreach project to Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Pediatric ward. The project was very memorable for me as it coincided with my birthday (thanks to all who sent in their greetings :)) It consists of 45 beds mostly hema-onco patients. We distributed food […]

Maxi-Vida helps Maxi-Vida

As you know, on February 27th, 2010 at 3:34 am local time, there was an earthquake that measured 8.8 on the Richter scale in Chile. It was strongly perceived in six Chilean regions, from Valparaíso in the north to Araucania in the south. The earthquake devastated the country, and there were many casualties. The president […]

Art workshop at Lahore

An art workshop was arranged at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore. The workshop was very indigenous, no formal arrangement were made to keep our patients comfortable. The participants of the workshop were 30 patients and care givers, but practically on ten patients took active part. The workshop with its objective to create sense of ownership with treatment […]

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