Author: The CCC Team

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Our Newest Clinic!

Today the CureCervicalCancer team visited and set up one of our newest CureCervicalCancer “See & Treat” clinics in Karume Heath Centre. This beautiful Health Center, located in the Rombo District of the Kilimanjaro Region, is the perfect site for one of our clinics as it sees a large number of patients and has a very...

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Graduation Day!

Today marks the final day of our weeklong training program at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, Tanzania. It has been such a pleasure to watch the progress of each of our twelve trainees as they’ve mastered the “See & Treat” procedure. The rate at which their confidence and competent has grown has been...

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A Special Day With a Special Visitor!

Today was an extremely special day in the CCC “See & Treat” training program in Moshi for two reasons. First, we screened a whopping 224 patients. This number is a great indication that our trainees are learning the ins and outs of the procedure as well as applying creative problem solving. Due sheer patient volume,...

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The CCC “See & Treat” Training Model- Days 2 & 3

Days 2 and 3 were incredible examples of the classic CCC “See & Treat” training model. On day 2 we were able to screened 109 women and perform 2 cryotherapy in 5 hours within this one room. On day 3 we screened 182 women! Each of our 4 stations screening for cervical cancer was held...

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Karibu!

Karibu! This word, which means welcome in Swahili, is the greeting we heard countless times today, the first day of our “See & Treat” training program at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania. We were welcomed with a beautiful ceremony held in the presence of the Bishop in honor of the many...

Meet Nurse Julienne
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Meet Nurse Julienne

Many barriers in Haiti prevent the CCC sites from sustaining a successful “See & Treat” program including  lack of supplies, lack of funds to obtain carbon dioxide gas, lack of trained staff, and lack of women who seek the service. Most women are completely unaware of the  necessity of cervical cancer screening. Last week, Program Director,...