For Parents

For Parents

Sudden Onset Scrotal Pain

Sudden onset pain to the scrotum and groin should always be treated as an emergency and prompt assessment by a doctor immediately. This pain may occur with or without any swelling or redness. There are several causes of this sudden or acute pain and the cause is also dependent on the age of the child. […]

Enlarged Lymph Glands in Children

Lymph glands are the bean-shaped glands in the neck, armpits, groin, chest, and abdomen. These glands act as lymphatic fluid filters in the body and help fight infections. However, sometimes these lymph glands swell up beyond their normal size and the child has whats called lymphadenopathy. Lymphadenopathy can occur in just one area of the […]

Treatment Strategies – Childhood Cancer

Did you know? Even though there is no possible way to prevent cancer in children, there are effective strategies to reduce the burden of cancer in children and improve outcomes. Early detection and diagnosis: When identified early, childhood cancer is more likely to respond to effective, evidence-based therapy and result in a greater chance of […]

Cancers in Children

Did you know? Each year, an estimated 400 000 children and adolescents of 0-19 years old develop cancer. Most childhood cancers can be cured with generic medicines and other forms of treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Treatment of childhood cancer can be cost-effective in all income settings. Avoidable deaths from childhood cancers result from […]

Having a Sick Child in Hospital?

When your child is ill or injured it is normal to feel stressed and worried about them. An illness or hospital stay can be overwhelming for you as parents too. You are probably worried about what will happen to your baby/child, even if you are not showing it to others. Our team of caregivers understand […]