Advocacy

Grounds for Health at the International Cancer Control Conference

From November 3-6, Grounds for Health Executive Director August Burns and Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer will attend the International Cancer Control Conference 5 in Lima, Peru. The theme of the congress is ‘International Collaboration’ and it will highlight the need for collaboration and cooperation in implementing cancer and non-communicable disease control strategies worldwide. Grounds...
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Cervical Cancer Prevention: A Powerful Idea

Nothing else in the world … is as powerful as an idea whose time has come. While these words were written by Victor Hugo over 150 years ago, they have never been more apt than in regards to the idea of universal access to cervical cancer prevention services. In late May, nearly 500 key players*...
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Call for Universal Access to Cervical Cancer Prevention

On May 27, 2013, at the Global Forum on Cervical Cancer Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a group of international organizations launched the Call for Universal Access to Cervical Cancer Prevention. The call aims to build momentum for the uptake of HPV vaccines and screening and treatment tools. We ask you to make cervical cancer...
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Grounds for Health at International Cancer Conference

Late last month, Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer and Executive Director August Burns attended the UICC World Cancer Congress in Montreal, Canada. The theme of the conference was “Connecting for Global Impact,” and it provided an excellent opportunity for us to connect with others committed to global cancer control in order to increase our impact....
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