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Interview with ocular oncology consultant Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, head of 57357’s ophthalmology department:

In retinoblastoma cancer, awareness and early detection are key to quality survival We had the privilege of chatting with Prof. Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, ocular oncology consultant and head of ophthalmology department at Hospital 57357, who despite his busy schedule was keen to share with us his experience in 57357. We found in Dr. Elhusseiny a passionate and committed eye […]

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Affirming its continuous commitment to the application of highest quality standards:

Hospital 57357 receives the Joint Commission International, JCI’s quality accreditation for the second time In attendance of the JCI delegation, the Hospital’s CEO, management and a large crowd of employees, 57357 celebrated the first renewal of the JCI accreditation. JCI accredits hospitals around the world for the quality of medical services, safety measurements, infection control […]

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“Haia, you are stronger than cancer” a love message carried by students of Victory Collage, Alexandria to their colleague, one of 57357’s heroes

A delegation from Victory Collage, Alexandria, visited our children in 57357. The delegation included a group of the school students and a number of students’ parents. During the visit, the students carried love and compassion messages for their colleague Haia who is currently receiving treatment in the Hospital. Among the messages they carried when they […]

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On the occasion of international childhood cancer day:

Every year on February 15th world efforts gets united to raise childhood cancer awareness, support  children and their families battling cancer and  the importance  importance of offering up to date treatment to all diseased children in the world The International Childhood Cancer Day campaign is determined to decrease the gap  in survival rates of children in low […]

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On the occasion of world cancer day (Feb.4): At Hospital 57357, efforts are exerted to spread cancer awareness and disease prevention methods

The Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, marks the world cancer day to raise international awareness of cancer by spreading out protection and early detection methods. Cancer is considered one of the biggest health problems and one of the most important death causes internationally. 40% of cancer cases can be avoided by:- Offering safe unpolluted […]

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Imminent launch of 57357’s fully automated labs: Increased speed and accuracy of performance, increased walk-away time for research Increased potential to serve adult patients and be a source of revenue for the Hospital

All Hospital departments including the department of clinical pathology work in sync towards fulfilling the vision of the 57357 Institution, which is the achievement of a childhood free of cancer. As such, 57357’s laboratories have translated this commitment into the objective of increasing the accuracy and speed of their performance. For that purpose, they sought […]

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The churches’ youth along with religious men share in 57357’s Christmas and New Year celebrations

With the beginning of the new year and the Christmas celebrations, groups from Egypt’s churches were visiting our children, handing out nice gifts and spending time with them. At 57357, we have been lately welcoming visits from different churches that included a number of prominent religious Christian figures such as priest Makary Younan, pastor of […]

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For the 5 year old patient David, Karawan 57357’s clown is bringing the Christmas presents instead of Santa

Ayman Safwat, 57357’s photographer showed me a lovely picture he had taken of patient David together with Karawan, Hospital 57357’s famous clown. I was so captivated by the smile of the six year old boy that I asked Ayman to take me to the art workshop where he was spending some time after having received […]

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Rahma the 5 year old patient from Al Sharkia can resume dreaming to be a dentist

Rahma, a five year old girl from Al Sharkia Governorate, has overcome cancer and is starting the follow-up phase of the treatment thanks to quality care, both physical and psychological,l she receives at the hands of a vigilant and advanced team of professionals. Chatting with her father, he shared the story of his daughter’s ordeal: “Since […]

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The Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357 The executive committee of the board of trustees of the 57357 Foundation

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation and the Hospital’s  staff and visitors received, with great satisfaction, the statement of the Ministry of Social Solidarity regarding what was raised by some media channels about serious violations contaminating the workflow of the Hospital and the Foundation and raising questions about the integrity of their management. The statement assured […]

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57357 was honored by “Pioneers of Arab Social Networking” in Dubai for its contribution to promoting interactive and effective communication through social media

In attendance and sponsorship of his highness sheikh Mohammed ben Rashid al Maktoum, vice president of United Arab Emirates, prime minister and Dubai governor, Dubai club for journalism organized its third session of “pioneers of Arab social networking” to honor those with positive influence in social media channels Hospital 57357 was selected to be honored, […]

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Regarding the final decision of the committee that was formed to audit the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357

  At the start , the Ministry of Social Solidarity affirms its concern to guaranty the independence of civil society’s work and the freedom of its administrators in running operations and achieving their mission without intervention of the administrative authorities except within the limits allowed by the law and the constitution, in the pursuit of […]

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Latest developments at Hospital 57357’s radiotherapy department:

Concerning the imminent start of construction of the building which will house the proton therapy; we had to wait until the underground levels of the new out-patient facility are completed.  The Belgian company that produces the proton will take care of the construction of the building starting next February 2019. RTKL,  the U.S. based world renowned […]

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Nineteen year old patient, Walid Ragab: “We took a recommendation letter from the Ministry of health to the CEO of Hospital 57357 who said:

His name is Walid Ragab. He is originally from Beni Suef, a governorate located about 120 km south of Cairo on the west bank of the Nile River. I met him in the entrance hall of the Foundation one morning as I was arriving to work. Everybody seemed to know him and he was introduced to me by my […]

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In the genomics unit of Hospital 57357: Genetic analysis to decrypt the code of a bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics.

Genomics research is one of the most important type of research that carries a potential in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Within Hospital 57357’s pursuit to engage in the latest research fields and adopt the most recent treatment methods, the genomics research unit is involved in a number of research studies using the latest genomics scanning […]

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Within its pursuit to improve clinical care and transfer its leading experience in clinical pharmacy to Egypt’s pharmacists, Hospital 57357 marks the end of the training program on “infectious diseases”

The 57357 Foundation  in collaboration with Colorado University Skaggs School of Pharmacy launched an Infectious disease course On Sunday Oct.14, 2018.The training course was attended by some 150 students ranging from undergraduates to very experienced pharmacists from all across Egypt. The main lecturer of the 5 day program was  Prof. Dr. Douglas Fish, Chair of […]

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The most recent ECN fundraiser in Los Angeles gets 15 million pounds in support of Hospital 57357

The Minister of immigration and affairs of Egyptians abroad, Nabila Makram, official patron of the event, commends the efforts of ECN and its role in supporting Egypt Yesterday (Saturday, 29 Sept. 2018), an ECN fundraiser in Los Angeles, under the patronage of the Egyptian Minister of immigrants’ affairs, Nabila Makram, and in attendance of top […]

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Drawings and smiles, in the art therapy workshop

    Psychological care does not only pursue to restore children’s smiles, it is also positively affecting their response to treatment. The art therapy workshop is a cheerful space, dazzling with colors, decorations, and happy children drawing and designing art crafts. There, you will meet  Passant, Yousuf, Farida, and many more. There, you would encounter […]

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Faithfully, the Egyptian Women’s Association of Australia reiterates its staunch support to 57357

In keeping with a tradition, dating back to 1997, to send proceeds of fundraising activities twice a year in support of Hospital 57357, the Egyptian Women’s Association of Australia delegated Mrs. Mary Gregoire, committee member, to deliver in person a check to Dr. Abouel  Naga, CEO of the Hospital. Mrs. Gregoire came yesterday to the […]

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In the immunology unit of 57357 Three Researches targeting new era in diagnosis and treatmentr

Hospital 57357 seeks raising recovery rate of children with cancer through continuous development of healthcare procedures. In this framework the immunology unit shares in a group of researches and projects that are targeting new eras in diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Ahmed Al Awadi, head of immunology unit shares: though there are trials to hinder 57357’s […]

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57357 welcomes a delegation of students from New Jersey, USA, who came to receive training and benefit from the Hospital’s experience

Today, Hospital 57357 welcomed a delegation of 10 high school students from New Jersey, USA. The students will receive a two week training to gain experience on the provision of quality services to children with cancer and will volunteer to give moral support to the children. It is noteworthy that Farco company is taking part […]

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To spread out cancer awareness and promote psychological support of children and their families A workshop for students of medicine and pharmacy faculties in Hospital 57357

In cooperation with the scientific committee of medicine faculty students, Cairo University, Hospital 57357 launched a workshop for 400 students from medicine and pharmacy faculties of the Egyptian universities. The workshop took place on July 2nd  to the 5th and aimed to promote psychological support for children with cancer and their families. The workshop also […]

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Commitment to evidence-based practices and high quality healthcare by 57357’s team are behind Rahma’s rejoicing for having recovered

Rahma’s father: 57357 was a lifeline for my daughter and for our family. To those who attack 57357 I say: let the Hospital pursue its humanitarian mission for our children Rahma is a seven year old girl who, thank God, defeated lymphoma cancer and is on the road to cure in 57357. “When I knew […]

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In 57357, Ramadan gathers us around charity purposes

Tears of joy in Mirna’s eyes as she initiated with her colleagues in Sport Education Faculty a successful donation campaign to support 57357’s children Mirna, a student in Sport Education Faculty, Helwan University, started a charity initiative to support 57357’s children through their treatment journey. She collected donations from her colleagues and came to 57357 two consecutive days to submit the […]

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A tour in Hospital 57357 Tanta Inside 57357, you come across hopeful as well as painful stories

  Yaseen’s mother: the Hospital is a bliss for poor patients Doha’s laughter was restored after the end of the first phase of her treatment The board of directors of the 57357 Foundation decided to establish a branch for the Hospital in Tanta to alleviate the burden of traveling to the main branch in Cairo […]

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