Author: The CCC Team

CureCervicalCancer Concludes its Successful “See & Treat” Training Week in Nairobi, Kenya
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CureCervicalCancer Concludes its Successful “See & Treat” Training Week in Nairobi, Kenya

This past week CureCervicalCancer has trained 22 healthcare providers in comprehensive cervical cancer prevention through VIA and  the treatment of precancerous lesions with thermal ablation. The training began on Monday with an informative session in the morning led by CCC clinical advisor Sharon Blosk. Dr. Blosk discussed the prevalence of cervical cancer in Kenya and...

CureCervicalCancer Trains 29 Community Health Workers in Nairobi, Kenya
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CureCervicalCancer Trains 29 Community Health Workers in Nairobi, Kenya

CureCervicalCancer has returned to Nairobi, Kenya this September to train healthcare providers in “See and Treat” and bring thermal ablation to Nairobi. CCC will launch a new partnership with Women4Cancer, a Kenyan based non-profit organization. Women4Cancer focuses on community education as well as advocating for women’s health and early cancer screening. CCC will continue to...

CCC Conducts First “See & Treat” Training in Central Vietnam
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CCC Conducts First “See & Treat” Training in Central Vietnam

This concludes CCC’s weeklong training in Hue, Vietnam where 20 local healthcare providers were trained in the “See & Treat” method and thermal ablation. The trainees worked hard to screen a total of 877 women with Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid! These women include Hue locals, teachers, and police officers. Each of the six clinic...

CureCervicalCancer Begins Weeklong “See & Treat” Training in Hue, Vietnam
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CureCervicalCancer Begins Weeklong “See & Treat” Training in Hue, Vietnam

Today, CureCervicalCancer began its weeklong training program in Hue, Vietnam, marking the establishment of a new partnership between CCC and the Vietnamese Association of Midwives (VAM). The President of VAM, Phanh Thi Hanh, welcomed trainees and facilitators as well as distinguished guests from the Ministry of Health to the VAM Clinic, where the weeklong training...

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...