Application for oncology stakeholders now open

South Africa’s foremost provider of private oncology services has launched a grant initiative to provide cancer patients with better access to cancer care. Icon Oncology Holdings today announced the project aimed at funding social development opportunities within the oncology and supporting services sector.

Patient and nurse | Grants to provide better access to Cancer patients

According to COO, Dr Ernst Marais, the grants of up to R50 000 per successful application are open to individuals, small businesses or NGOs focused on initiatives that are aligned to BBEE principles. “Importantly, a successful candidate must present a compelling case aligned to our purpose, which is to provide cancer patients the opportunity to lead healthier lives. This is an ideal opportunity for start-ups, smaller NGOs, and even academics who can make a tangible impact in the lives of cancer patients,” says Marais. Since its inception Icon Oncology has pioneered the move to a value-based cancer care model to ensure the sustainability of oncology in the country and to provide better access to quality cancer care for more South Africans.     If you are interested in applying, submit the application form and supporting documents as outlined below:

  • Download the application form here
  • Submit the form electronically (handwritten applications will not be accepted)
  • Please provide concise answers to each question
  • Submit the application to Dr Melisa Pillay  include ‘expression of interest form’ in the subject line
  • Deadline for submissions are 30 June 2022

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