last update: 21-11-2023



International Standpoint


MAHAK- the Society to Support Children Suffering from Cancer- has always strived to function according to international standards and has always been prone to have different aspects of its performance audited by international organizations which assign standards globally.




• Receiving the level-three certificate in Delta assessment from the International Project Management Organization (IPMA)
• Ranked as the 1st NGO in the world by Société Génerale de Surveillance (SGS) NGO Benchmarking Audit in 2018
• Gold Winner of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) Global Project Achievement Award 2018 in the category of Sustainable Development Projects
• Recipient of the golden award from the "Top Ten Award International Network" in 2017
• Recipient of the Quality Silver Trophy from GIC International Institute in 2011
• Recipient of the Gold Award from the International Project Management Association (IPMA) in 2014
• Recipient of the Silver Prize for Green Project Management (GPM) in 2014
• The founder of MAHAK's receiving awards for women's contribution in development from International Development Bank (IDB) and from United Nations Women Guild (UNWG) for purchasing hospital equipment in 2008


• Gained consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2001

• Collaboration with Saint Jude Research Center since 2007

• Collaboration with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) since 2007

• Collaboration with Gustave-Roussy Institute (IGR) since 2007

• Collaboration with Kurdistan Save the Children (KSC) since 2012

• Collaboration with LÖSEV, the Foundation for Children with Leukemia in Turkey since 2013

• Educational Collaboration with Relief International since 2016



• Membership in Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) since 2008

• Membership in Iranian National Cancer Network since 2003

• Membership in Childhood Cancer International (CCI) since 2000

• Membership in United Nation Global Compact since 2016

• Membership in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) since 2014

• Membership in CCI’s Regional Committee since 2012

• Membership in MedicRes Institute since 2011

• Membership in International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) since 2009

• Membership in the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) since 2015


Sister Organizations:


• International Society for Children with Cancer (ISCC) in California, USA

• Iranian Children’s Cancer Society in Hamburg (IKKH), Germany


Joint Projects with National and International Institutes and Organizations:


• Signing an MOU with Istituto Giannina Gaslini
• The Iranian cancer institute about the geographical distribution of patients suffering from childhood cancer
• Iran medical science university about the impact of apoptosis induction by Noscapine on lymphoblast cell in leukemia patients
• Institute Gustavo Rouse about the effect of late treatment of childhood cancer
• CAF in Russia about the childhood cancer

•University of Tehran regarding the investigation of mechanisms regulating emotion and emotional adjustment of children with cancer.


 Over the past few years, representatives of MAHAK have attended conferences, seminars and meetings of the previously mentioned organizations and represented the various activities offered by MAHAK in response to cancer, such as:

• The presentation of “The week of Leukemia” in cooperation with LÖSEV

• Holding joint cultural nights, exhibitions, and circuses in cooperation with foreign embassies in Iran