Challenge for Ethiopia Announced

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COFFEE COMPANIES CHALLENGED TO RAISE $200,000 FOR ETHIOPIA
Public-private initiative to match all funds, potentially raising
$400,000 for cervical cancer prevention in Ethiopia

USA Coffee Companies: You have a unique opportunity to directly give back to the birthplace of coffee. When you donate to Grounds for Health’s cervical cancer prevention programs in Ethiopia, your gift […]

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Nicaragua: Multiplying Impact

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Banner hanging over the clinic during a Screen and Treat campaign in San Juan del Rio Coco

In late April, new Program Manager Ariel Irene Delaney traveled to Nicaragua to meet the local team and become acquainted with our current, longest-standing Grounds for Health program. Upon arriving, she […]

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Excitement over New Executive Director, Celebration for Outgoing Leader

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GROUNDS FOR HEALTH APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES RETIRING LEADER
Guy Stallworthy from Gates Foundation Replaces Retiring Executive Director August Burns
Guy Stallworthy

Guy Stallworthy

Waterbury, VT (Marketwired) / The Board of Directors of Grounds for Health, an NGO dedicated to creating sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment […]

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Most Significant Change: Importance of Training

Ena leading a training session

Ena leading a training session

Story Teller: Ena del Carmen Balarezo Ramirez
Role: A midwife working in sexual and reproductive health division of DISA Jaén, the sub-regional health authority
Date of Recording: July 4, 2013
Location: A restaurant in Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru

My name is Ena del Carmen […]

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical cancer is a major killer of women worldwide and yet it is highly preventable. Cervical cancer kills almost 700 women per day in developing countries – that’s one every two minutes. Most of these deaths can be […]

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Most Significant Change: Bringing Us Together

Community Health Promoter and member of PRODECOOP, Marlon Villareyna talks about positive effects on his family and […]

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WHO Comes to Vermont

WHO at Grounds for Health

WHO at Grounds for Health

Last month a team from the World Health Organization met with writers and editors in Waterbury to finalize the document Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A guide to essential practice. This valuable guide on […]

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Grounds for Health at International Cancer Conference

Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer speaking at UICC

Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer speaking at UICC

Late last month, Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer and Executive Director August Burns attended the UICC World Cancer Congress in Montreal, Canada. The theme […]

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Grounds for Health Tapped for World Health Organization Advisory Panel

Waterbury, VT – The executive director of the Waterbury-based international non-profit Grounds for Health has been asked to join a Technical Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO). The invitation is to participate in updating “The Pink Book” which outlines international guidelines for cervical cancer prevention. August Burns, MPH, CM, PA was invited by the WHO to join a panel of world experts based on Grounds for Health’s 16 years of experience creating cervical cancer prevention, screening and training programs in coffee-growing […]

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Grounds for Health at WHO

World Health Organization technical advisory group

August Burns (center) at WHO to revise to revise International Guidelines on Cervical Cancer Prevention

While most of the team was celebrating at SCAA in Portland, Grounds for Health […]

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