August Burns

Peru: Showing What’s Possible

We recently completed our first campaign in Peru, and one thing is already clear: Peru is a standout country for our programs. Rich in coffee and one of the first countries to nationally adopt the Single Visit Approach to cervical cancer prevention, Peru is poised to make quick, meaningful strides in improving the health of...
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GFH Trainees Become National Trainers

Here’s yet another Kigoma success story: We recently learned that three of our star pupils from Kigoma—Grencia, Leonarda and Bernadetta—have become National Trainers and just finished their second cervical cancer training campaign in Pwani, Tanzania, a region that has had no cervical cancer prevention programs until now. They trained 12 providers for six sites: the...
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Where Women Have No Doctor

Where Women Have No Doctor was a collaborative project of hundreds of women worldwide to bring information on reproductive health and women’s lives to poor women without access to basic health care and information. It is now translated into over 30 languages from Iban (language of the Longhouse People of Sarawac East Malasia), to Bengali. ...
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Quick Thought from Matyazo, Tanzania

We are now in the northern coffee community of Matyazo. This is where we had the very low positive rate last time, so now, armed with 5% Heinz (47 Varieties) vinegar and enough acetic acid for the next two years, (thank you Elisa!) we will see what our results look like.