Ashic – Childhood Care and Palliative care

ASHIC (A shelter for helpless ill children) Foundation for Childhood Cancer is the only Childhood Cancer Foundation in Bangladesh. From 2017, NABIC partners with ASIC to provide fund for Pediatric Palliative Care (PCU), this is the first in Bangladesh as well as in Asia Pacific Region. Palliative Care service provides quality life and pain relieve to the terminally ill children at a very nominal treatment cost. NABIC also provide fund for ASHIC shelter program, a unique program in Bangladesh which provide a facility for Cancer Children of the rural areas to come and stay free in the accommodation facility to complete their treatment course. NABIC provided $10,000 for toward this project.