About World Child Cancer NL

The World Child Cancer NL Foundation (official name: Stichting World Child Cancer The Netherlands) was set up specifically to raise funds for the Outreach program of the Princess Máxima Center. The foundation is a member of the umbrella organization World Child Cancer Global, which works worldwide to promote Outreach programs. The affiliated organizations carefully attune the programs and commitment in countries to each other and exchange knowledge and experience.

The members of the board of World Child Cancer NL are:

  • Gertjan Kaspers (chair), pediatric oncologist Director Academy & Outreach Princess Máxima Center, professor VU Medical Center

  • Annelies van der Vorm (treasurer), entrepreneur

  • Ad Antonisse, Director Market Access & External Affairs Astra Zeneca The Netherlands

  • Wim Leereveld, Founder Access to Medicine Index

  • Diana Monissen, CEO Princess Máxima Center

  • Michel van Schaik, Director Health Care Rabobank The Netherlands

The board members are not being compensated for their work for World Child Cancer NL.


World Child Cancer NL has the privilege to work with several highly committed (unpaid) advisors:

  • Pascalle Grotenhuis, Director of Protocol and Host Country Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Peter van Keulen, Founder & Managing Partner, Public Matters

  • Lisanne Spaander, singer-songwriter, survivor childhood cancer 

Team Outreach 

  • Gertjan Kaspers, pediatric oncologist, Director Academy & Outreach Princess Máxima Center, professor VU Medical Center

  • Germaine Custers, Projectleader & Fundraiser

  • Trijn Israëls, pediatric oncologist, Project Coördinator Wilms Tumour Africa Project and Malawi 

  • Saskia Mostert, Coordinator Research 

  • Janna Weijers, Resident 

  • Natasja Lavèn, Project Administrator 

Code of conduct

All World Child Cancer NL employees are obliged to abide our code of conduct. Before commencing work at our twinning partners, they all sign the code of conduct.
Download: Code of Conduct for Representatives - Code of Ethics - Child safeguarding Policy

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World Child Cancer NL has ANBI (public charity) status.
Bank account: IBAN NL23FVLB0226795012 · BIC: FVLBNL22

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