With cancer, it really does matter in which of the two worlds you live. The inequalities are extreme, but a dedicated group of Canadian cancer experts and volunteers are working to help narrow the divide through Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration.
Founded in 1962 in Vancouver, The Trans-Himalayan Aid Society (TRAS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health and education of children and youth in Tibet, Nepal, and northern India.
CMC is Nepal’s first ISO certified Teaching Hospital. With 750 beds, it serves approximately a quarter of a million people per year, from its district as well as outskirt areas in the neighbouring states of India.