The House of Hope is a temporary home of for children with cancer through a project of the Rotary Club of Waling-Waling Davao and in coordination with the Davao Children’s Cancer Fund Inc. It has served about 5000 children and caregivers since its inauguration in August 2007. House of Hope decreased treatment abandonment and provided a clean and healing environment for children with cancer.
To bring hope, promote better survival rates and achieve excellent, holistic care for children with cancer through advocacy, research, and environmental protection.
- Childhood Cancer Advocacy – To promote public awareness and education through tri-media approach, establish linkage with the government and non-government organizations.
- Holistic Cancer Care for Children – Better access to treatment through adequate preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, promote psychosocial and spiritual support, and environmental protection.
- Training and Research – To promote training for medical and paramedical staff, create a pediatric cancer registry, establish adequate facilities for childhood cancer research, and find better ways of curing children with cancer.
The Multidisciplinary Team
|Mae Concepcion J. Dolendo, MD ||Jeannie B. Ong, MD |
|Grace Ann Q. Pecson, MD ||Cheryl Lyn Diez, MD |
|Neil M. Alegarbes, MD ||Jose S. Matilac Jr, MD |
|Neila F. Batucan, MD ||Ryan Lonzaga, MD |
|Jojo Aquino, MD || |
|Noel Rex P. Penaranda, MD || |
|Perfecto S. Domingo Jr., MD || |
|Rojim R. Sorrosa, MD ||Shella A. Bravo, MD |
Pediatric Subspecialty Referrals
|Michael T. Manalaysay, MD ||Ma. Theresa Banes, MD |
|Ameleen Bangayan, MD ||Perlina Quitain, MD |
|Joy Marie Dumayas, RN (Nurse Leader) ||Cristel Kate Batulanon, RN (Infection Control Nurse) |
|Rosie Mabel Tongco, RN (Palliative Care Nurses) ||Mae Luna, RN (Nurse Educator) |
|Heidelyn Manila, RN ||Ana Loseo, RN |
|Anna Mae Juanilo, RN ||Artchie Labado, RN |
|Maricel Montepio, RN ||Tzarina Cleo Cisneros, RN |
|Argyl Merryl Serrano, RN ||Mara Krtistine Suelan, RN |
|Aira Rogelene Villaluna, RN ||Katherine Batuhan, RN |
|Carla Joy Costillas, RN ||Ernesto Porras, RN |
|Joy Airene Peralta (Head) ||Micaela Angela Tagud (Leukemia) |
|Karisse Marie Caranto (RB Research Assistant) || |
|Arlene Paredes (Admin and Operations Head) ||Annie Marie Ong (Admin Assistant) |
|Loraine Celmar (Property Custodian/Purchaser/Admin Assistant) ||January Santiago (Fundraising and Events Coordinator) |
|Kimberly Viovicente (Fundraising Coordinator Assistant) || |
Child Life Coordinatory (Kythe)