MAKNA | Majlis Kanser Nasional

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MAKNA | Majlis Kanser Nasional

MAKNA (Majlis Kanser Nasional) or National Cancer Council of Malaysia is a not-for-profit social enterprise founded by Dato’ Mohd Farid Ariffin. Inspired by his own son’s fight and struggles with cancer, MAKNA was established in 1994 and officially launched in 1995.

In providing multi-faceted services, MAKNA prides itself as a home grown organisation that continues to play an important part helping cancer patients, regardless of background, race, creed, colour and station. MAKNA is consistently working on improving ways to mobilise its resources effectively for fighting cancer.


OUR MISSION : To mobilise resources in order to provide curative, preventive, research and support services to cancer patients and their families, high-risk groups and the general public, in Malaysia and the world.

OUR OBJECTIVE : To pool and utilise all efforts, expertise and finance of all sectors of the society to fight cancer and reduce related pain, morbidity and the suffering that cancer patients undergo.

SERVICES : Awareness & Education (Malaysia, Vietnam) | Bursary Assistance | Cancer Helpline | Cancer Support Group & Counselling (Malaysia, Vietnam) | Treatment (UKMMC - MAKNA Cancer Centre) | Half Way Home (Johor, Penang, Kelantan) | Home Visits | Hospital Visits (Malaysia, Vietnam) | Prevention (Mobile Mammogram Unit, Malaysia; Breast & Cervical Screening, Vietnam) | Research | Volunteers (Kuala Lumpur, Sibu, Hanoi)

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