National Cancer Control Foundation

National Cancer Control Foundation

National Cancer Control Foundation

Origin and establishment

The National Cancer Control Foundation was established on 3/19/2003 as it is a non-profit, national charitable institution with a legal personality
and an independent financial liability that exercises its activities and powers on a national charitable basis in accordance with the procedures stipulated in its statute


Basic principles

  • Humanity: alleviating people’s pain and protecting human life
  • Non-alignment: The National Cancer Foundation fulfills its mission without discrimination
  • Independence: The National Cancer Control Foundation is an independent institution that operates in accordance with the principles of the constitution and the laws in force in the Republic of Yemen
  • Voluntary work: the foundation is a humanitarian charity and the basis of its work is volunteering to serve the cancer patients and alleviate their suffering and pain, and it does not aim to gain material

And in accordance with the principles of the constitution and the laws in force in the Republic of Yemen

Foundation goals

  • Fight against cancerous tumors
  • Community awareness of the causes of cancer and ways to prevent it
  • Educating the family and society to contribute to helping the cancer patient psychologically, socially and financially
  • Establishing and establishing hospitals, centers and cancer treatment units
  • Deepening the bonds of relationship and cooperation between the institution and the relevant organizations and associations

The prestige of the institution

The National Cancer Foundation occupies a distinguished position locally, regionally and internationally, as it ranks first at the head of charitable organizations and institutions operating in Yemen

Foundation programs and activities

  • Health and curative services
  • Health awareness and education
  • Early detection of cancer
  • Accommodation and social care
  • Psychological support and assistance
  • Community support and participation
  • Oncology infrastructures
  • Training and qualification

International Memberships

  • World Federation Against Cancer (UICC)
  • Gulf Federation for Cancer Control
  • Arab Federation for Cancer Control
  • Association of Arab Doctors Union

International partnerships

  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • World Federation Against Cancer
  • World Health Organization
  • Gulf Federation for Cancer Control

Regional partnerships

  • Arab League Against Cancer
  • Emirates Red Crescent Authority
  • Qatar Cancer Society
  • Zayed Charitable Foundation
  • Friends of Cancer Patients Society – Sharjah
  • Al-Iman Association for Cancer Patients Care – Jeddah
  • Saudi Charitable Society for Cancer Control – Eastern
  • Bahrain Cancer Society
  • Kuwait Cancer Society
  • Sanad Association for the Care of Children with Cancer – Riyadh
  • Zahra Breast Cancer Association – Riyadh

Local partnerships

  • Ministry of Public Health and Population
  • National Oncology Center
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Information
  • Ministry of Culture
  • The ministry of communications
  • National Atomic Energy Commission