Author: The CCC Team

Post

CureCervicalCancer Returns to Northern Vietnam!

December 3, 2018 Welcome to Vietnam! After many hours of travel, the CureCervicalCancer team has landed at our first stop in Quang Ninh province. On the first day of our trip, we visited two clinics, the Quang Ninh Center for Reproductive Health and the Cam Pha Clinic. At Quang Ninh Center for Reproductive Health, the...

CCC returns to Ayder Hospital!
Post

CCC returns to Ayder Hospital!

The CureCervicalCancer team has returned to Ayder Hospital in Mekelle, Ethiopia to train their healthcare professionals in thermocoagulation. Ayder Hospital was the very first CCC “See & Treat” Clinic established in 2013. Initially, Dr. Gordon traveled to Ayder planning to conduct a weeklong screening and treatment mission. After witnessing the dedication and passion of Ayder’s...

Site Visits in Kisumu, Kenya
Post

Site Visits in Kisumu, Kenya

On Tuesday, we continued our site visits and met with our trainees at our clinics: Kodiaga Women’s Prison, The MacNaughton Clinic at Masaba Hospital, and The Jill Rotman Clinic at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH).            On Wednesday, we conducted an in-reach at Ahero Medical Center with two...

CureCervicalCancer Team Returns to Kisumu, Kenya
Post

CureCervicalCancer Team Returns to Kisumu, Kenya

This week, we will be revisiting our seven clinics in Kisumu, Kenya. Monday began with a meeting with the KMET Team, Kisumu County Officials, and our Champion Facilitators (who served as facilitators during our training in May 2018) to discuss our progress for the first quarter and set new goals for the upcoming quarter.  Afterwards,...

Training at Bahati Health Centre in Nairobi, Kenya Concludes With Nearly 900 Women Screened
Post

Training at Bahati Health Centre in Nairobi, Kenya Concludes With Nearly 900 Women Screened

On Friday, our last day of our training, we continued screening women from the community. Over the week, we screened 855 women, treating 29 women with precancerous lesions with cryotherapy.  With special guests, we celebrated our trainees with a graduation ceremony. During our ceremony, CCC donated cryotherapy devices to LVCT Health and Beth Mugo Foundation...

Day One at the LVCT Health Office a Huge Success
Post

Day One at the LVCT Health Office a Huge Success

On the first day of our week-long training, we welcomed 24 Global Trainees and 5 Facilitators at the LVCT Health Office. Our Global Trainees were recruited from Nairobi County facilities, Beth Mugo Mobile Clinic, and LVCT Health.  While our ground partners Beth Mugo Cancer Foundation and LVCT Health target different populations, they are both heavily...

Training Community Health Volunteers in Nairobi, Kenya
Post

Training Community Health Volunteers in Nairobi, Kenya

The CureCervicalCancer team has arrived in Nairobi, Kenya! On Friday, we trained 25 community health volunteers in cervical cancer prevention information and equipped them with educational materials. The community heath volunteers are non-medical professionals who are linked to specific communities and health facilities and work closely with the government and NGOs. They are essential in...

In the Field: Nurse David, Global Trainee in Tanzania
Post

In the Field: Nurse David, Global Trainee in Tanzania

Q. What brought you into the healthcare field? A. I was born into a family with poverty and in the community that lives in poverty. Since I was young, my mama used to say to me, “In Africa we have biggest three enemies to fight with our whole life and power also make sure when...