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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...

A Momentous Day in Ukerewe
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A Momentous Day in Ukerewe

After four short days, our screening program on Ukerewe Island has drawn to a close. To celebrate the occasion, as well as the day’s highest patient volume of the week, we conducted a ceremonial graduation and a clinic dedication to the CureCervicalCancer Board of Directors. Having made a special announcement of CCC’s free screening services...

CCC and UC Irvine Team Up for Tanzania!
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CCC and UC Irvine Team Up for Tanzania!

On June 29th, CCC will be packing their “Clinic In A Suitcase” and traveling to Tanzania in partnership with a team of residents and medical students from UC Irvine. Objectives of the trip are to revisit and resupply their two existing clinics and to establish a new clinic where they will train more local health...

CCC Returns to Haiti for the First Time Since 11-Clinic Program in 2015
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CCC Returns to Haiti for the First Time Since 11-Clinic Program in 2015

Team A Only 6 months after establishing the “ambitious 11” clinics in the north and northeast departments of Haiti, the CureCervicalCancer Team is back to reeducate and resupply. Due to the large number of sites and long distances to be traveled, we split into two teams and began this project. Team A led by Dr....

"Sante Fanm se Lavni Fanmi"
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"Sante Fanm se Lavni Fanmi"

It was another packed day for the CCC team here in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Because we have so much ground to cover to accomplish this ambitious 11-clinic project, we decided to split up and head to two different sites in the North Department. Dr. Jennifer Lang’s team, including intern Leila, and CCC nurse Caitlin, headed to Hopital L’esperance (which...