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Single Visit Approach

Trip Report: Ethiopia

Over three weeks in late September/early October, Grounds for Health was in Ethiopia to launch our campaign in the Wonsho District of Sidama Zone, SNNPR. This work represents the first cervical cancer prevention program to establish services in rural health centers of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing regions. The team led a two-day community health promoter training to...
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True Collaboration for Meaningful Impact

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 from 11 countries and the World Health Organization, Basic Health International, United Nations Population Fund, International Planned Parenthood Federation, PATH and Jhpiego. These...
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Update from Annah in Tanzania

Dr. Annah’s update from Kigoma is full of positive news about our newly trained clinicians from July 2010 and their rapid establishment of screening and cryotherapy treatment services in Kigoma Region.  All new sites are on track in terms of the goals and implementation plans each created as part of our training. Two sites (of...
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Tanzania Trip Report: Training

From June 17 through July 5, 2010, we conducted a two-week training and cervical cancer screening campaign in Kigoma, Tanzania.  This trip marked our fourth visit to Kigoma and third training and screening campaign at this site. As in our other sites, we continue to focus on the implementation of the Single Visit Approach for...
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