Join Us in our February awareness campaign to mark World Cancer Day and International Childhood Cancer Day .


Latest news

Big Give Christmas Challenge - helping children with cancer at our Cameroon project

World Child Cancer is delighted to have been chosen to participate in this year's Big Give Christmas Challenge! This Christmas challenge gives our supporters the chance to double their donations at 12 noon on the 4th and 5th of December. A big thank you to those of you who have already pledged to donate on Friday and Saturday - we are so grateful! All proceeds raised through The Big Give Christmas Challenge will go towards helping children with cancer at our Cameroon project in Africa. If you are interested in taking part in this online Christmas challenge, or would like more information on how it works, please contact:

Experience Days

Experience Days

Thank you for supporting us.

Jon Rosser Appointed CEO

Jon Rosser Appointed CEO

Jon Rosser, currently Consultant and Interim Emergency Response Manager at Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of World Child Cancer.

Jon is an experienced chief executive, consultant, interim manager and coach with twenty years experience as a senior executive. 

He has extensive experience in running organisations and managing change and growth, as well as a number of years experience in international development at a senior level with VSO, Save the Children and Merlin particularly focussed on developing health programmes. 

Commenting on the appointment, World Child Cancer UK Chairman, Anu Vedi said “We are delighted to welcome Jon to the World Child Cancer Team. He has a strong background in development and a real drive for improving access to better healthcare in developing countries. I am confident that his expertise and commitment will really benefit our work, and enable us to expand our services to reach even more children with cancer.”

“I’m delighted to be appointed CEO of World Child Cancer and feel very privileged that along with our passionate staff and brilliant volunteer doctors and nurses I will have the opportunity to make such a difference to so many lives. I am looking forward to getting to know more about the in-country projects and meeting the people whose hard work and commitment make our work possible,” said Jon.
Jon will be based in Vauxhall, London at the World Child Cancer offices and his appointment is effective from 21 September 2015.

Latest from Facebook

Get involved this Thursday on World Cancer Day! Through our work caring for children with cancer in the developing world we are striving to give all children, regardless of where they live, the chance of a future. Join the global 'talking hands' social media campaign to help us raise awareness of the lack of care available for children with cancer across the world! Please read the step by step instructions below of how you can create the perfect 'talking hands' image. To find out more about our February awareness campaign please visit Please share this post with all your friends and family and together let's even the odds for children with cancer in the developing world.

#Feelgoodfriday Let’s get talking with our hands! The countdown begins… only 6 more days until World Cancer Day. On Thursday February 4th join the global ‘talking hands’ social media campaign to help us raise awareness of the lack of care available for children with cancer in the developing world. As part of the World Cancer day We can/I can theme we are encouraging all our supporters to spread the message ‘let’s even the odds’. Look out across our social media channels over the next couple of days for clear instructions of how to create your perfect ‘talking hands’ image. We will be sharing lots of examples to help inspire you on where you can take your photo, remember to be as creative as you can! Please share this message to all your friends and family and together let’s even the odds for children with cancer across the world. We can do this! To find more information about World Cancer Day or our February awareness Campaign please visit Rachael is spreading the word this morning in London on the Northern line Tube. Look out for more photos over the weekend!

Our CEO reflects upon his visit to the family hostel - a place where mothers can stay whilst their child is receiving treatment over a long period of time. To read the latest update from his trip to Ghana please visit our blog This will be Jon's final blog entry, we hope you have enjoyed following his first visit to Ghana!

Save lives by becoming a regular donor




How do we do it?