Over the past few years, The Life Raft Group has been strengthening its efforts in Latin America as it focuses on harnessing data to improve GIST patient outcomes. We have built strong relationships with [...]
Mejorar la calidad de vida y sobrevida de las personas con cánceres gastrointestinales, respetando su dignidad y autonomía en las fases de prevención, diagnóstico y tratamiento, por medio de acompañamiento, educación, información, investigación y [...]
Above Left to Right: Piga Fernandez, Health Minister Carmen Castillo Taucher, President Michelle Bachelet We reported previously on the advocacy work being in Chile to benefit patients who need high cost treatments for seriously ill [...]
In Santiago, Chile, on April 22, 2015, The Chilean Health Ministry (MINSAL) organized a seminar to discuss regional policies for cancer prevention and control. Representatives of WHO, OPS, RINC, and UNASUR, were invited along with [...]
New steps have been taken in Chile that will benefit patients who need high cost treatments. Piga Fernández, LRG Global Consultant in Chile, together with representatives of 26 patient organizations has been working on a [...]
Advocacy for GIST patients is a vital part of the work the Life Raft Group undertakes, but there are advocacy “superheroes” out there, going above and beyond to ensure that all GIST patients receive the [...]
LRG Global Relations Coordinator Piga Fernández Kaempffer, a GIST patient, gave a conference about her own disease, drawing the attention of professionals, who carefully listened as she shared with them from her perspective the evolution of this pathology.
Piga Fernandez, the LRG’s global relations coordinator, participated in an activity called “I have cancer, …lets talk” organized by Red Chile Cancer, a coalition of cancer patient groups in Chile. The main objective was [...]
On Saturday December 15, 2012, a group of CML and GIST patients got together to summarize activities done during 2012, and celebrate the end of the year.