From the field: SJRC Nicaragua

Entering SJRC

Hello from SJRC,

Kayla and I are just sipping coffee here at the hotel.  Rain is pattering down as it has been all night.  It seems to be letting up now!  It is 6:30 AM and we are just relaxing for a wink before [...]

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Great VIA/Cryo Video

Single Visit Approach materials

Single Visit Approach materials

Recently we came across a great video on VIA/Cryo and the Single Visit Approach, which the short segment calls “see and treat.”  This BBC video [...]

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Mexico Update: Energy, energy, energy!

Dra. Lupita in actionDra. Lupita in action

The new clinic established by our coopertive partner La Comon Yaj Nop Tic is bursting with community interest and support. It has been open for the past two Fridays and [...]

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Interesting Quote from World Health Organization September 2011 Bulletin

We recently received a note from our colleague, Dr. Ricky Lu of Jhpiego, regarding the WHO’s September 2011 Bulletin:

One bit of good news to share … I am attaching an article from the WHO Sept 2011 bulletin.  The quote from Nathalie is quite relevant given the point of the Read More »

Quick Words from Mexico and Nicaragua

La Comon's incredible co-op coordinator Cecy, GFH Program Assistant Rachel, GFH trained Nurse and La Comon member Teresa

La Comon's incredible co-op coordinator Cecy, GFH Program Assistant Rachel, GFH trained [...]

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Summer Update: Nicaragua

Proud new trainees, GFH trainers and amazing support team from SOPPEXCCA and CECOCAFEN

Grounds for Health field staff in Nicaragua just completed a series of trainings of nine new doctors and nurses [...]

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Mexico and Nicaragua Program Updates

GFH Intern, Rachel Ballester, RN

GFH Intern, Rachel Ballester, RN

I’m happy to report that the past two months have been wonderfully full and successful in terms of our program trainings in Mexico and Nicaragua.

The brief update on Mexico is that our recent [...]

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Tanzania: Proof and Progress

We are excited to report that over the past six months, Grounds for Health-trained doctors and nurses in Kigoma, Tanzania have screened just over 1,000 women for cervical cancer on their own. There are now 11 sites up and running in this region, where we partner with the Kanyovu Coffee Cooperative, Jane Goodall Institute [...]

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Update from Annah in Tanzania

Dr. Annah’s update from Kigoma is full of positive news about our newly trained clinicians from July 2010 and their rapid establishment of screening and cryotherapy treatment services in Kigoma Region.  All new sites are on track in terms of the goals and implementation plans each created as part of [...]

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Another Update from Kigoma

Dr. Annah Kichambati

Dr. Annah Kichambati

I just got off the phone with our Tanzanian colleague Dr. Annah Kichambati in Kigoma, Tanzania. Annah is our Kigoma-based, GFH-supported colleague and coordinator of our cervical cancer collaboration. Up until recently, she was working with [...]

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