Corporate Social Responsibility
MASIN supports CanKids, which is an India based National Society for Change for Childhood Cancer.
Cankids is for holistic care for children with cancer and their families.
It focuses on providing Social Support through CanKids Hospital Support Units and Care Centers. It also
enables best standards of treatment and care by building partnerships with treatment centers,
identifying and filling gaps year on year, setting up Stakeholder forums at the regional and national level,
focusing on disease-centric projects, Quality care, research and impact, building capacities and
Government and Patient advocacy.
Today CanKids works in over 54 cancer centres in 26 cities and 19 States in India which treat more than
15000 new cases of childhood cancer each year. In addition, it runs 4 Home away from Homes (HAHs) in
Delhi, Trivandrum Kolkata and Chennai, the only one Canshala – the special school for children with cancer in
Mumbai, a 10 bedded Pediatric Palliative Care Centre in Delhi and first Reintegration centre in
In its 14 years of existence, over 32074 families have been registered under its YANA –You are Not
Alone – the signature program that aims to provide holistic support to the child with cancer and his family,
from a moment of detection, through diagnosis, treatment and after, including medical financial
assistance, treatment supportive care, nutrition, accommodation, education, psychological support and