During the summer of 2023, the Slovak team engaged in a field visit to Bangladesh. The purpose of this visit was to support the implementation of standard operating procedures, monitor the use of guidelines by field workers, and identify if any need is required for improvements in national cervical cancer screening , treatment policies and in training materials.
In a world where disparities in healthcare access persist, PRESCRIP-TEC has undertaken a significant initiative aimed at enhancing cervical cancer screening programs in both Europe and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The primary objective is to improve the existing screening processes through the development of cost-effective and user-friendly tools. This initiative seeks to ensure that … Read more
The PRESCRIP-TEC team, representatives from the Female Cancer Foundation, Friendship, and the Uganda Rural Development Programme. The PRESCRIP-TEC Project is a multi-country approach that focuses its research on increasing the adoption of cervical cancer screening in resource-poor or hard-to-reach settings of Bangladesh, India, Uganda and Slovakia. During PRESCRIP-TEC’s research, remarkable synergies emerged among countries. Synergies … Read more
Healthy Regions is a state-contributory organisation with the mission to implement and develop provisional countervailing measures in the health field. Currently, the organisation works in eight regions of Slovakia. Its task is to implement activities to systematically improve conditions so that better health outcomes can be achieved. Healthy Regions has a total of 320 employees, … Read more
The members of village health teams are part of their communities. They are playing a very important role in the PRESCRIP-TEC project’s goal of reducing the incidence of cervical cancer in hard-to-reach or marginalised communities. Here a VHT member in Uganda speaks about his role and experiences as part of the project. The role of … Read more
The PRESCRIP-TEC consortium met for the first time in person in Groningen on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March. The meeting was attended by representatives from all countries where the program is being implemented. More than 9 nationalities together, representing 18 institutions with the common goal of eliminating cervical cancer as a public health problem. … Read more