Friends of Max May Meet in Mumbai

On May 7th Friends of Max Mumbai Chapter held their bi annual regional meeting . With over 250 participants expected ( 270 turned up!!!) it was vital we arranged an agenda that kept this energetic and motivated group interested and productively occupied . We began with a session on Compliance and Good Adherence followed by […]

New Horizons 2011 – Amsterdam

New Horizons conference in Amsterdam May 13th to 15th 2011 Amsterdam always thrilled me as the land of tulips and windmills. Our Bollywood film makers (Hollywood’s Indian counterparts) never seemed to tire in their efforts to bring us the lovely tulip gardens, and as a child whenever I heard a mention of Amsterdam, I would […]

RECEIVING from a patient

Hi, This is a short post, just to share one of this little things (little?) that reminds us that what we do touches the people that doesn’t appears under a spot with extreme stories to share. This is the case of Emma Contreras, an 80 years old wom an, who was diagnosed in 2007, and […]

Sparrow of Love Holidaying in the picturesque Alps mountains of Switzerland. It was snowing- the first such experience for us who are from the warm south of India.I was thoroughly enjoying the snow with my family, wearing the beautiful white sweat shirt that I received from TMF. It kept me so warm and comfortable. The […]

One of the useful learning from New Horizons 2011: Health Literacy

I am sure that you are aware about the New Horizons Meeting 2011, which was taking place in Amsterdam during recent weekend. It was a very packed conference, and obviously I was trying to absorb as much as possible, while dealing with jetlag 🙂 Just want to share this piece of information before I forgot: […]

Courage, Perseverance and Love

Do you remember this girl?  Have you seen her photo  in TMF information or presentation? if not, I will tell you her story.     As a Maxstation for Central America, in 2009,  I received this help case,  she had Hodgkins lymphoma and she needed a petscan to know her status was after chemioteraphy and also to take medical […]

Highlights of “Highlights of ASH” – TMF at ASHito

If I say that TMF had its own booth at ASH it would be no news to anyone – yet, if I said we had one at Mini-ASH (ASHito or Highlights of ASH), then I can say that’s a first. Highlights of ASH is a yearly two-day congress organized in Latin America that brings to […]

When Moms and Dads needed baby sitting

I would like to share two new and interesting interventions we tried out with a segment of our patient group earlier this month. In actuality both were part of a larger activity that had its origins in the desire of a group of young women who wanted to provide an afternoon of entertainment for our […]

Friends of Max Meet in the National Capital Region

On the 26th of March we organised a Friends of Max Regional Meet in Delhi ; the first big meet of the year that saw close to 300 patients and caregivers from the The National Capital Region converge for an action packed day of , yes , Sharing and Learning . The NCR is the […]