Author: The CCC Team

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In the Field: Faith, Community Health Nurse, in Kisumu Kenya

Q. What brought you into the healthcare field? A. I always have been passionate about helping people since I was young. So growing up, I knew I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. This is the reason I pursued nursing as a career. Q. Why did you choose this profession? A. I wanted...

Volunteer Kari Joins CCC for a “See & Treat” Training in Kenya
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Volunteer Kari Joins CCC for a “See & Treat” Training in Kenya

Last month, I spent a week in Kisumu in Western Kenya with a small group from CureCervicalCancer, helping teach cervical cancer screening and treatment to a group of about 30 medical professionals from surrounding hospitals and health centers. We taught them how to screen for and treat precancerous cervical lesions, as well as how to...

Planning “See & Treat” Training in Nairobi
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Planning “See & Treat” Training in Nairobi

In May, CCC Program Director Rebecca visited Nairobi to meet with partners from LVCT, Beth Mugo Foundation, and Nairobi County Reproductive Health Team to plan for an upcoming “See & Treat” training this fall. The training will be held at Bahati Health Center which is located in one of the underserved subcounties of Nairobi County....

The CCC Path
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The CCC Path

By Phorum Sheth It’s funny to think that just two years ago I walked into the CCC office with little to no life experience and huge vague dreams of making an impact that I had no real way of attaining. I was confined to the designed life plan I’d created for myself at 16. Working...

An Unforgettable Year
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An Unforgettable Year

By Alex Kreger It’s hard to believe that just one year ago, I joined CureCervicalCancer as a Program Coordinator. Although I had an idea of what the position entailed, nothing prepared me for the incredible experience that lay ahead. I’d never been a part of such a tight-knit team working towards such a noble goal....

From Cancer to Mt. Kilimanjaro
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From Cancer to Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Sarah Nielson I will never forget the day my doctor told me that my abnormal Pap Test was the result of having HPV. I was mortified that I had an STI! At the time, I knew next to nothing about HPV, let alone how roughly 80% of Americans will have an HPV infection at...