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 focuses on the cervical cancer prevention work of an organization in Rwanda called UJAMAA Medical Connections.
This segment focuses on the same approach that Grounds for Health [...]
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 vinegar wash on the cervix allows us to make a visual confirmation of potentially cancerous cells. This is known as visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA). [...]
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 [...]