Limpopo Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba will commemorate childhood cancer awareness month at St Ritas Hospital, Makhuduthamaga Municipality under Sekhukhune District on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 at 11:00am, as September has been declared a Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
MEC Ramathuba says it is in this month when they honor children with cancer, children who have survived cancer and children who have died from cancer. This is a month of going gold and working to ensure that childhood cancer is spotlighted.
She furthermore says Child cancer is highly curable with the best modern therapy if detected at an early stage. They call upon parents and guardians to immediately alert their health care professionals should they notice something unusual to their children so that they can get early treatment. Let’s continue to support sufferers and families who have been impacted by childhood cancer.
They call upon everyone to put on a gold ribbon as symbol of commemorating childhood cancer awareness month.