The partial reimbursement (up to €180) of headgear for patients with cancer or serious illness has just been approved by the RIZIV
This is a great victory for the Caring Hat initiative, which has been working hard for a year and a half to get this bill passed. This good news will help thousands of people in Belgium.
A nice article in La Libre Belgique
Discover the article published in La Libre Belgique about our Caring Hat project. In this article, the milliner Fabienne Delvigne, co-founder of the Caring Hat Fund, explains the aim of this great initiative with the intervention of Léa, a Caring Hat patient, and Professor Berlière.
Meeting with Parliamentarians at the Saint-Jean Clinic
We had the opportunity to meet with parliamentarians Christian Leysen, Robby de Caluwé and Nathalie Gilson as well as the medical team at Clinique Saint-Jean. During this meeting we discussed a new bill that would allow people with hair loss to be reimbursed
Rencontre avec 8 médecins de l’hopital St-Jean
We presented our project to 8 doctors from the St John's team. The team was very touched by the project and would like to participate in its development. We are working together with our partner hospitals in order to help as many patients with alopecia (hair loss) as possible.
Visit from a coordinator from the Cancer Foundation
Still with the aim of helping as many people as possible, we are thinking of setting up a partnership between our non profit organisation and the Fondation against Cancer. This is why Mrs Laura Diskeuve came to visit us. A nice exchange of ideas about the project and the wish to make it known throughout Belgium.