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FOM Regional Meeting held in Kerala on 22nd April, 2007

May 10 2007 {mosimage} The meeting was on Sunday at Alakapuri Auditorium in Calicut which is in the North of Kerala. From morning at 8.30 am onwards we started the registration of participants for the meeting and it went on up to 9.30 am. Around

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Annual Friends of Max Meeting in Mumbai – March 2007

Mar 29 2007 Reported by Kerul Patel {mosimage} It has become a kind of tradition, this annual March meeting in Mumbai. This year the fifth Friends of Max meeting was organized at Meeting Hall of the Holy Family Hospital, Bandra on 11th March’07.

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Friends of Max and The Terry Fox Run in Mumbai

Mar 29 2007 Written by a Volunteer FOM {mosimage} Terry Fox was an 18 year old boy in Canada. He was a patient of bone cancer. His right leg was cut above his knee, to prevent the spread of cancer. But it had spread in the

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Volunteer Training Workshop & Regional FOM get-together

February 10-11, 2007Reported by Subroto Banerjee and Rajat Majumdar {mosimage} Viji Venkatesh, Head-MaxStation India, came calling to Kolkata for a unique program and a gala get together for all patients in the East on February 10-11. The first was a full day program where volunteers

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Press Release – Gratitude Meetings

Feb 9 2007 {mosimage} Across India, cancer patients are leaving behind the roles of victim or survivor and letting their voices be heard. “Friends of Max” a group developed by cancer patients for patients noticed that in the current debate raging around patent law and

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Report on Volunteer Training Programme Workshop

Jan 20 2007 {mosimage} Reported by Kerul Patel As the volunteers converged at the venue little before 10am, we were all given handouts & name tags. The suspense of what was to take place for the rest of the day only grew with each hand-out

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Volunteer Training Workshop held for Friends of Max Group

Nov 25 2006 {mosimage} Core groups of Friends of Max volunteers in each city have expressed a desire and (in some cities) begun to work towards giving back to the community. This desire is primarily reflected in activities directed towards providing emotional support to newly

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Second All India Friends of Max meeting in Delhi

Oct 2 2006 {mosimage} Come October, and all roads seemed to lead to Delhi: GIPAP groups from all parts of the country headed for the capital to attend the Second Annual Conference. Groups of Friends of Max arrived from Kashmir to Kanya Kumari and from

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Delhi Patient Group Meeting

Sep 9 2006 {mosimage} Sunday the 10th of September – It was a hot and sunny afternoon. Lodhi Gardens provided a beautiful backdrop for another patient group meeting. One by one, patients began to come. Some timidly enteried the group, while others greeted members they

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Chandigarh Patient Group Meeting

Sep 7 2006 {mosimage} On September 9th, 2006 Chandigarh was a freshly quenched town after a morning rain. Two patient volunteers, along with the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI), had arranged an amazing patient group meeting in only a short 10 days.