Afghanistan Cancer Foundation provides direct financial support to patients who are eligible for welfare assistance. Patients are identified through a range of criteria, listed below, to become eligible for financial support. The initial assessment of the patients’ financial status will take place at the out-patient department of Jamhoriat hospital. Also the Afghanistan Cancer Foundation supports the cancer center at Jamhoriat hospital to buy medical equipment. In short, the financial assistance involves the following activities.
1.Direct Cash Payment: Direct payments are made to the eligible cancer patients for the following services.
- Lab Examinations
2.Transportation: Provide financial support for transportation of eligible cancer patients in and outside the country
3.Medical Equipment: Afghanistan Cancer Foundation is also providing equipment’s to the health facilities who provide cancer services.