International Childhood Cancer Day
International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated around the world each year on february 15th. First launched in 2002, this annual event was created by Childhood Cancer International (CCI; International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations) 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.It was also noted state committe on family women and children's affairs regularly hosts events two ensure equal rights and opporutunities for disabeled children and facilitiate their integration into society.The interactive show for children was presented at the end of event.
In conclusion of the event the children were handed gifts by SCFWCA.