Category: Tanzania

Two New Clinics and Ten New “See and Treat” Providers in Tanzania!
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Two New Clinics and Ten New “See and Treat” Providers in Tanzania!

On Friday June 10th, CCC graduated 10 new “See and Treat” healthcare providers from surrounding hopsitals in Mwanza and Dr. Mbise of Arusha. The day started like any other day, with patients arriving and waiting as early as the crack of dawn. The women quickly formed a line to begin the registration process. Mothers waited...

More and More on Day 4
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More and More on Day 4

It was a stellar fourth day of “See and Treat” at the Buzuruga Medical Center in Mwanza! When we arrived, the clinic hall was filled with hundreds of women ready to be screened by our team and trainees. We summed up the day with 20 VIA-positive patients who received cryotherapy, and 5 women who were...

Start of a Long and Beautiful Partnership
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Start of a Long and Beautiful Partnership

Our second full day of screening at Buzuruga was a smashing success. Word of mouth travels fast here, and today three times as many women as yesterday showed up for screening. To see over a hundred women, plus dozens of babies and children, fill the waiting room was a beautiful sight. Their traditional, rainbow-colored dresses...

CCC's First-ever Screening Day in Tanzania
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CCC's First-ever Screening Day in Tanzania

Day 2 in Tanzania took us to Buzuruga Medical Center, just outside of the bustling town of Mwanza. This medical center already has a successful mother/baby wellness clinic, but cervical cancer screening is a vital part of women’s  healthcare that was lacking. We are thankful to our new partners from UC Irvine for recognizing the...

A New Partnership and A Great Start in Tanzania
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A New Partnership and A Great Start in Tanzania

The CureCervicalCancer team arrived in Mwanza, Tanzania on Sunday with a warm greeting from our new partners of UC Irvine’s School of Medicine. We are thrilled to be working with an amazing group of medical students, who are dedicated to saving lives and establishing two new sustainable “See and Treat” clinics. Our senior intern coordinator,...

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