Message from Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive – Galliford Try Partnerships & Regeneration ‘I am pleased to announce Galliford Try Partnerships have teamed up with World Child Cancer. Our business is committed to making a difference and to contributing positively to society, whether that is locally, nationally or globally. We ...
Martin Hearns 'Skydive' Fundraising page
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Thank you for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. I am raising money for World Child Cancer by Skydiving... If you have ever wanted to throw me out of an aeroplane, here's your chance !!
Over 300,000 children worldwide develop cancer each year. If the disease is detected early enough, many of these children can be cured - 80% of children with cancer in the developed world survive. However, in developing countries, survival rates can be as low as 10%, with many children dying without effective pain relief.
A reason for this inequality is that many children remain undiagnosed, or are diagnosed too late to be cured, due to a shortage of trained doctors and nurses in-country.
World Child Cancer is dedicated to addressing the disparity of cancer care for children across the world.
Every child, no matter where they are born should have equal access to the best possible treatment and care