Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's World Lymphoma Awareness Day campaign! WLAD 2018 was a tremendous success. This year's campaign was viewed around the globe, with an impressive 16.8 million impressions gained through Facebook and Twitter, reaching people on every continent. Amazing stories and messages of confidence were shared from users around the world.
Check out some WLAD events from our members, below.
Argentina - Linfomas Argentina
Held various events to raise awareness of lymphoma.
Australia - Leukaemia Foundation
Held a conference featuring different informative sessions for patients to attend.
Australia - Lymphoma Australia
Lymphoma Australia held a series of events all month long, to raise awareness.
China - House 86
Created the "More Than A Hero" campaign, where every patient has their own super power in the fight against lymphoma. Additionally, they held a series of meetings to raise awarenes on patient's happiness and support services available in China, with participation from physicians, patients, and caregivers.
Croatia - HULL
Held educational and awareness events.
France - France Lymphome Espoir
Held 18 events in different cities around France all month long.
Hungary - Magyar Onkohematológiai Betegekért Alapítvány (MOHA)
Held a patient information session, featuring various physicians and speakers.
Hungary - Magyar Rákellenes Liga
Held an 8km bike ride through the streets of Budapest to raise awareness.
India - V Care Foundation
Organised a 'Squash-a-mile' event to raise awareness.
Italy - Linfovia
Organised a meeting for the promotion and sharing of projects that see patients as protagonists and are aimed at increasing confidence in themselves.
Korea - Korea Blood Cancer Association
Held a seminar to raise awareness of lymphoma and to inform patients about various treatments.
Morocco - Ensemble Contre le Lymphome
Organised a media conference with guest speakers, to raise awareness.
New Zealand - Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand
Held a Blood Cancer Patient Forum, with various lymphoma talks and educational livestreams, and visited hospitals to show their appreciation for the care patients receive.
Spain - AEAL
AEAL created an animated educational video on lymphomas.
Switzerland - Lymphome.ch
Uruguay - Fundación Porsaleu
Held an event involving doctors, key opinion leaders and investigators, current and former patients and the general public. The event ended with a show from a local singer, who was also a former patient.