Author: The CCC Team

Thermocoagulation Training and Screenings Continue in Haiti
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Thermocoagulation Training and Screenings Continue in Haiti

Today, we trained four nurses in thermocoagulation at the Lindsay Rickles, RN Clinic in Bethesda Medical Centre in Cap Haitien, Haiti. These nurses are previous Global Trainees who learned VIA and cryotherapy in 2014 when our partnership began. After the lecture reviewing the screening technique and introducing thermocoagulation, we screened patients in the afternoon.

CCC Introduces Thermocoagulation Devices to Haiti
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CCC Introduces Thermocoagulation Devices to Haiti

We’re bringing thermocoagulation to Haiti! Thermocoagulation is a treatment method for precancerous lesions that can be used as an alternative to cryotherapy with the same results. The most important benefit of thermocoagulation is that it functions on rechargeable battery, eliminating the need for carbon dioxide gas. Carbon dioxide gas is prohibitively expensive and often unavailable...

In the Field: Vu, Ground Partner in Vietnam
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In the Field: Vu, Ground Partner in Vietnam

Q. What brought you into the healthcare field? Why did you choose this profession? A. I am not a healthcare professional but am interested in it because my mother is a retired medical doctor and I have found her job so useful and glorious. I also like to help people. Q. How did you get...

Program Coordinator Lauren Reflects on Her First CCC Training Program
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Program Coordinator Lauren Reflects on Her First CCC Training Program

Hello! I’m Lauren, the new Program Coordinator for CCC. It’s only been a few short months since I’ve started but I’ve learned so much. Within two months of my start at CCC, we were off in Kisumu County, Kenya at my first training program to set up four new cervical cancer clinics with the CCC...

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