MAKNA

 

For DUSUN MTB RIDE 2012, contributors are wellcome to donate directly to MAKNA representatives at our booth… !!

 

Background

MAKNA (Majlis Kanser Nasional or the National Cancer Council) is a not-for-profit social enterprise mainly tasked to pool and utilise every effort, expertise and financial aid from every faction of society, and to fight cancer and reduce the related pain, suffering and morbidity that cancer patients and their families often experience.

MAKNA registered under the Register of Societies on 10th November 1994 and officially launched on 30th March 1995. MAKNA was founded by Dato’Mohd Farid Ariffin.

Objective

To pool and utilize all efforts, expertise and finance from all sectors of the society, to fight cancer and reduce related pain, morbidity and the suffering that cancer patients undergo.

Focus Areas

Volunteer Community Outreach Programme, which is useful for building and maintaining civil society, a sphere of organized activities are implemented in raising the quality of life.

Where does financial aid contributed to MAKNA go to?

Any form of financial aid received by MAKNA is split between various areas that are essential towards its mission, some of which include:

  • MAKNA’s Bursary Programme, which is a monetary assistance project that provides financially-challenged cancer patients the required support.
  • The purchase of cancer-related medication and treatment at the Institut Kanser MAKNA – Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (IKM-PPUKM).
  • MAKNA Cancer Research (ongoing since 2001).
  • Undertaking Cancer Awareness Programmes and Educational activities.
  • Fund-raising Projects.
  • Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship, which aims to support young cancer survivors wishing to further their tertiary studies.
  • Volunteer Community Outreach Programme, which is useful for building and maintaining civil society, a sphere of organized activities are implemented in raising the quality of life.
  • Administrative/ Operational costs

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