Yes, children can be cured from cancer. At Hospital 57357, a large number of them do recover and resume their normal lives, completing their school and university education and starting a career. The present average over-all survival rate recorded by the hospital is 73.4%. and it is targeting to reach soon the 80 to 85% rates of the developed world.
Cancer is not a communicable disease and only in some cases could it be transmitted genetically. Cancer is the result of a disruption in the multiplication of white blood cells. This could be a genetic predisposition inherited from preceding generations or it might be the cause of environmental lifestyle factors such as smoking, bad nutrition, radiation, infectious disease, absence of physical activity.
Most donors feel fine after donating blood, but if you do feel faint or fatigued, simply lie down until you feel better.
It might help you to think about this: you have about 6:7 liters of blood in your body. Roughly 450 ml is given during a donation. Your body can replenish that loss in a short time (a matter of hours for some components, a few weeks for others).
The Hospital is specialized in the care and treatment of only children with cancer to which it offers all services for free. But some medical services such as diagnostics, labs, and radiotherapy could be provided to the adult population against payment within the Hospital’s service surplus scheme and is considered another source of revenue besides donations.
Platelet donation is a little different than a regular whole blood donation. Here’s how:From start to finish, it takes one and half-hour to donate platelets.
There exists a variety of ways and programs through which people can donate to the Hospital:
On-going Sadaka or Sadaka Garia and this program is divided into:
1. Charitable Wakf: where money is blocked in a trust fund and the interest on it is benefiting a charity work. In this scheme, you can share with whatever amounts without any minimum requirement.
2. Naming opportunity program: The donor can choose a location/equipment/training program to which he or she will allocate the donation. In gratitude to the donor, his name or the name of the person he wants to honor is put up on a plaque on the element of his choice. This scheme is outlined in a legal contract between the donor and 57357 Sponsor a sick child program This program aims at making available constant donors whose on-going donations would cover costs of patients’ treatment including lab tests, surgeries, scans, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, artificial limbs, social and psychological support
Money Zakat: Dar AL Efta’, an Egyptian religious jurisdiction authority has ratified the giving of money zakat to Hospital 57357. This money would be spent to cover the costs of equipment, medication, treatment costs, hospital stay, surgeries and others Corporate donations This program aims at securing a constant source of revenue by attracting the largest number of firms and corporates both national and international to become on-going charity partners of the Hospital through their participation in the one-pound fundraising program and other donation schemes which help to cover the costs of treatment.
Monthly Donation program: This program aims at securing a steady source of revenue to cover treatment and operational costs in the form of monthly installments. You can choose to participate in the program through contributing monthly with either a fixed or variable amounts. This program supports the hospital in areas such as infection control measures including necessary vaccinations for patients and research studies which aim at improving patients’ outcomes.
Are staff salaries paid out of the donations received by 57357 According to a verse in the holy Kuran , staff employed by a charitable institution such as 57357 have the right to receive their salaries out of the donations that are collected for the benefit of this charity, each according to its position and to what he deserves. It is noteworthy that physicians working for the Hospital are on a full time basis and they are dedicating all their time to the Hospital.
Donating platelets is a safe process.
Students are admitted according to registration priority, school year, and student ranking. There is no room for special or personal favors with respect to admission.
1. When the training activity started, the Hospital was providing it for free. But soon enough when an increase in demand for this activity manifested itself, we started collecting a fee which only covers the basic costs of offering the training without generating any profit for the Hospital’s up keeping . This basic cost constitutes the up-keeping of training classrooms, the remuneration of the trainer, cost of electricity, equipment maintenance, and others
2. Donations received by the 57357 foundation are allocated to patients’ treatment and not to be spent in students’ training.