cervical cancer awareness

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Why is Cervical Cancer Month so important? Cervical cancer is a major killer of women worldwide and yet it is highly preventable. Next year, nearly 300,000 women are expected to die from cervical cancer, mainly due to lack of access to basic screening services. Approximately 90% of them will be in low and middle-income. The...
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Celebrando la Prevención del Cáncer del Cuello-Uterino en Perú: Una Gota en el Mar

Trabajando en el enfoque de la prevención del cáncer cérvico-uterino en comunidades cafetaleras desde 1996, Cultivando la Salud ha tenido el privilegio de trabajar con un gran número de mujeres extraordinarias—como personal, colaboradores, donantes, estudiantes y de receptores de atención médica. Una candidata de maestría en la salud pública, Ana Aguilera, de la Universidad de...
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World Cancer Day: Dispelling Myths

World Cancer Day (February 4) gives a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. Building upon the success of last year, World Cancer Day 2014 focuses on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer, under the...
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GFH Awarded $900,000 Grant from GMCR during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

GROUNDS FOR HEALTH AWARDED $900,000 GRANT FROM GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC. TO TACKLE CERVICAL CANCER IN COFFEE-GROWING REGIONS  Non-profit expands sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month January 17, 2012 — WATERBURY, Vt. – Grounds for Health, a Vermont-based non-profit that establishes sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment...
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January: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – The Facts

In developing countries, cervical cancer claims more women’s lives than any other form of cancer including breast cancer. This is despite the fact that cervical cancer is one of the easiest cancers to detect and cure. In countries with adequate health resources cervical cancer is a rare disease thanks to the combination of regular Pap...
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