Author: The CCC Team

CCC Meets with Cervical Cancer Stakeholders, trains community health workers, and healthcare providers
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CCC Meets with Cervical Cancer Stakeholders, trains community health workers, and healthcare providers

Last week, CureCervicalCancer attended the first ever cervical cancer stakeholders’ forum in Kisumu County, Kenya. This event drew attendees from the public and private sectors including international and locally based nonprofits, officials from the public health system, and expert clinicians from the field. We discussed many challenges including the patient referral cascade, opportunities to optimize...

CureCervicalCancer is in Lebanon!
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CureCervicalCancer is in Lebanon!

On Sunday, February 16th, CureCervicalCancer started its first day of its 6 day program with SAMS (Syrian American Medical Society). On our first day, we were based at the Islami Hospital in Tripoli where we screened Syrian refugees and underserved local Lebanese women with “See & Treat” cervical cancer screening. On the second day, the...

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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!
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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
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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
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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
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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...