by Alejandro (Alex) R. Jadad, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, FCAHS
Children have grown up with the Internet and mobile telecommunication devices as integral components of their daily lives, and so are particularly well positioned to become effective agents of change and to promote the innovative transformation of health and education services. Acting not just as...
by Jody Nicholson, PhD
by Chatrina Melcher, Yuri Quintana, PhD, Laetitia Bigger, PhD, David Wiljer, PhD, Joan Dzenowagis, PhD and Alejandro (Alex) R. Jadad, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, FCAHS
European School of Oncology: Learning to Care. Chatrina Melcher Founded in 1982, the European School of Oncology is based on the idea of uniting the clinical, cultural and scientific traditions of European oncology. The motto of the school is “learning to care,” and this institution is...
Keywords: Cancer E-health Patient Support Information Professional Education
by Yuri Quintana, PhD
Cure4Kids for Kids is an educational initiative of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital devoted to educating children and parents about cancer and healthy living. The specific goals are (1) to educate children, parents, and teachers about cancer and dispel misconceptions, (2) to educate...
by Jeffrey S. Wigand, MA, PhD, MAT, ScD
SMOKE-FREE KIDS is the nonprofit foundation that conducts interactive educational seminars through SMOKE-FREE KIDS on all student levels—in elementary, middle, or high schools, as well as colleges and postgraduate institutions of law, medicine, business management, and education. SMOKE-FREE...
Keywords: Tobacco Education Classroom Activities Tobacco Policy Cure4Kids Global Summit
by Viji Venkatesh
In order to reach out to high school children in the rural areas of India who are not exposed to educational elements outside their routine curriculum, the patient group support arm Friends of Max and the Max Foundation team in Mumbai embarked on a different sort of Awareness Programme. Knowing that...
by James L. Klosky, PhD
Effective vaccination is available to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection and the cause of cervical and other cancers. HPV vaccine uptake is particularly important for females surviving cancer, some of whom are at high risk for HPV-related...
Keywords: Human Papillomavirus Cervical Cancer Vaccine Cancer Prevention
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