Single Visit Approach

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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Update from Nica Campaign: VIA/Cryo Success

Directly on the heels of the New York Times Article: Fighting Cervical Cancer With Vinegar and Ingenuity, Executive Director August Burns sent us a quick note:

Stats from 1st day of campaign: 66 women seen today. 16 positive for VIA 12 treated, 2 biopsies for invasive cancer, two will return tomorrow. We caught all […]

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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 »

True Collaboration for Meaningful Impact

August speaking at the PAHO meeting

Early last month Grounds for Health Executive Director August Burns and in-country doctor Barinia Osejo attended the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Workshop on VIA and cryotherapy. Grounds for Health joined representatives […]

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Key to VIA Success: Vision and Vinegar

Key to VIA success: Vision and Vinegar

Vision and Vinegar

Sometimes it’s the simple things make all the difference.

Here at Grounds for Health, we use the Single Visit Approach to screen for cervical cancer. Applying a […]

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Single Visit Approach Refresher

If you haven’t seen Jhpiego’s short video on the Single Visit Approach, take a couple minutes; it’s worth it. Vice President and Medical Director at Jhpiego and Grounds for Health Advisory Board member Dr. Harshad Sanghvi provides a succinct explanation of our methods. It is because of the important work of Dr. […]

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