Presentation on theme: "Retinoblastoma Awareness Celebration Friday May 20, 2011 ¤ R P center AIIMS The Sajeev-Cankids RB Fund Presents: By: Vinoja Vanniyasingam Cankids Summer."— Presentation transcript:
Retinoblastoma Awareness Celebration Friday May 20, 2011 ¤ R P center AIIMS The Sajeev-Cankids RB Fund Presents: By: Vinoja Vanniyasingam Cankids Summer Internship Program 2011
Raise awareness about retinoblastoma among parents, doctors, media and community members. Provide survivors of RB and children who are currently afflicted with RB with a day of enjoyment and entertainment. Promote the CanKids AV which advocates for the early detection of RB Allow for parents of RB patients to meet with the doctors and medical staff to address their concerns Purpose of the Celebration:
32 cancer survivors attended the program with their parents Media from Public Channels, Jain TV, Dainik Jagran, Times of India, Doordarshan and DD NEWS came to cover the event 25 attendees from RP center including head of the department, senior doctor, senior resident and junior residents. CanKids Team, PSG members and KCK. Fragrances – a group of self-employed women who involve themselves in our children’s outings program The Attendees
Arts &Crafts RB children were given art supplies so that they could make whatever picture they desired. RB children with compromised vision were aided by a Cankids teacher. Meanwhile, in the lounge, the parents were discussing any concerns they had with the RB doctors and the CanKids team in our 1 st RB PARENT SUPPORT FORUM
Lunch RB children and their parents were provided with a nutritious lunch.
All of the attendees enjoyed the magic show that was full of different tricks and spectacle that include fire tricks, vanishing coins, cutting and restoring ropes and much more! Magic Show
The children were delighted to participate as the magician’s assistant!
Storytelling Show A storytelling show about a family of fish was put on by the ladies from Fragrance
Awareness talks Dr. Azad, Head of the dept., Professor Ghosh, Dr. Bhavna and Ms. Poonam Bagai spoke about RB to the families, nurses, junior doctors, media and service providers. 45 second RB Flash photo (spot adapted from the INCTR Brazilian- LVPEI spot )- dubbed in 6 regional languages was released Cankids announced the Sajeev Cankids Awareness and Patient Support Program for RB in India – as well as the RB Fund
Prizes The children were given prizes for creating beautiful artwork !