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Each year, over 20000 children(<15yrs) in India are diagnosed to have Acute Leukocytic Leukaemia (ALL). This subtype progresses very fast and if not diagnosed in early stages,  the fatality rate could be very high. However,  the overall survival rate in advanced countries like USA or even in Singapore is pushing above 90% while in Indian context, the event free survival after 5 years of diagnosis could be actually less than 50%. In case of Acute Myloid Leukemia, though less in occurrence, the survival rate would probably drop further below 30%. The 30-40% swing of survival rates between India and other developed nations depends on three key factors:

1.Availability of sophisticated equipments that are capable of deeper scrutiny at genetic level and thus plan treatment protocols with greater efficacy.

2.Quality of health and hygiene in the treatment ecosystem is directly linked to rate of incidence for opportunistic infections, eventually proving fatal for many of the grossly immunity compromised population under treatment.

3.The treatment protocols for ALL are complex and lengthy and often exceed 30 months. The role of caregivers at family level is very crucial and a slight error in understanding, interpretation or non compliance to protocols can be detrimental .

The Ujaas Foundation specifically addresses point 2 and 3 through its counselling services and creating access to relevant and contemporary information , more importantly in context of India. UJF has launched Project KNowleuk, an ambitious initiative to generate relevant content for caregivers in form of publishing an multi-lingual handbook . This book is in its early stages of drafting and will take about four months to be published.

UJF solicits generous support from the donor community so that this high impact project can be taken to completion. Your support is going to make a huge difference in saving countless young lives that go down today because of the lack of knowledge of their caregivers, sadly more often those  being the parents. They  would have otherwise mortgaged their belongings to fund the treatment. What could be more tragic than this? 

Every donor with contributions of ₹5,000/-and more, will get a complimentary copy of the book along with individual acknowledgment on print , once published in next four months. So kindly leave your contact information too. 

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18th April 2018
Dear Donors,

The donation campaign comes to a closer now. We have received enough funds that should cover the manuscript stage of the english and original version in phase-1. While I am going to complete it in next two months, the translated versions in hindi and bengali  might take little longer. For Phase-2 at print and promo stage , we have assessed a deficit of 3.5L as of now. We will work it out together when the time comes.

No word will be adequate to acknowledge your help and generosity for this project. Still, thank you all for being with the cause.

Best regards,
Shibaji Mandal
Managing Trustee
The Ujaas Foundation
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Rajesh donated Rs.15,000
3 months ago

Subject: Re: The Ujaas Foundation - Final Call to Help ! Dear Friends, Shibaji Mandal is doing some world class pioneering work in paediatric cancer care and counselling. No one understands the pain of losing a child, more than Shibaji, who after losing his 6 year old son, Ujaas, has become a crusader and a big hope for kids suffering from cancer. When cancer strikes a child in a family, people are at a loss, Shibaji is doing a book and a guide which will help people navigate through

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3 months ago
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4 months ago
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Aman donated Rs.25,000
4 months ago

Thank you for the wonderful work Shibaji.

Kapil
Kapil donated Rs.25,000
4 months ago

Open your hearts, my friends for the stellar work being done by the Ujaas foundation for paediatric cancer. Awareness and education can save lives.