February 15 - International Day of Struggle against Children's Cancer
All over the world, the date of February 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Struggle against Children's Cancer. This date first appeared on the calendar in 2001 on the initiative of the World Confederation of Parents of Children with Cancer. And in Azerbaijan has become tradition to celebrate this date. İn that regard, on February 14, 2018 the State Committee on Family, Women and Children's Problems, joint with National Center of Oncology ,held an event in the Center of Children’s Oncology for 50 children aged from 1 up to 17 years having oncological diseases for the purpose creation festive mood,moral support for children. The event was opened by the Senior Consultant of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Problems Gunel Nagdaliyeva. In her speech she noted that the main objective of this day is to draw attention of the world community to this global problem, to remind it as far as it is dangerous.. Also she has been noted that the events dedicated to the to integration of children with limited health in society, and creations for them the equal rights and opportunities are regularly held by the Committee. The interactive show for children was presented at the end of event.
In conclusion of the event the children were handed gifts by SCFWCA.