Tag: education and awareness

Cerebral Palsy Types & Common Symptoms

Cerebral Palsy Types and Common Symptoms

Brief overview: Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder that can affect posture and many aspects of daily life. Cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by damage or abnormal development in parts of the brain that control movement. These events… Read More

Global Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week 2019

Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week - Arms of Mercy NPC

We would like to dedicate this week to our beautiful girls; Trinity Naicker, Mea Lily Meyer, and Karlien Roets. You can also bring awareness by proudly wearing your bracelets to represent them! Learn more about Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week

Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children - Arms of Mercy NPC

A brief introduction to Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children, what signs and sympoms to look out for and various treatment options… What is Neuroblastoma?

About Autism Spectrum Disorder

About Autism Spectrum Disorder - Arms of Mercy NPC

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism is a lifelong, complex condition that occurs as a result of disordered brain growth, structure and development. It is believed to stem from a genetic predisposition triggered by environmental factors, and affects boys… Read More

Warning Signs and Types of Childhood Cancer

Types of childhood cancer and warning signs

In South Africa, an average of 800 to 1000 children are newly diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancers share general symptoms with other illnesses; knowledge about the warning signs can be vital in early detection and treatment.