Funded by the European Union
Department of Biotechnology Government of India

Cervical cancer screening – Working in remote areas in the south of Bangladesh

implementing cervical screening in remote areas in Bangladesh

The PRESCRIP-TEC project is conducting implementation research into improving secondary prevention of cervical cancer through a unique screening method using a self-test for HPV infection. During November 2022 Dr. Jessica Vet of the Female Cancer Foundation visited southern Bangladesh to observe the progress of the project and to share her expertise. The PRESCRIP-TEC project This … Read more

Training data ollectors in Bangladesh for end-line study

icddr,b and Friendship NGO working to prevent cervical cancer.

Extensive in-person training of field-workers in Bangladesh was done at the end of November. The purpose was to train them in the use of quantitative data collection tools for an End-line study as part of the PRESCIP-TEC research. The training was done by the PRESCRIP-TEC partners, icddr,b and FRIENDSHIP NGO. The research organisation, icddr,b will … Read more

Strengthening communication ties and supporting the PRESCRIP-TEC fieldwork in Uganda

This year the Connaxis communications team visited all four countries where the PRESCRIP-TEC project is being carried out. Uganda was the last field visit of the year. During this visit, they had the pleasure of being accompanied by Dr van Slooten, the supervising doctor of the Female Cancer Foundation. They met with the Uganda project … Read more

Field visit to Uganda health centres

Field visit Uganda

In April Dr. Frederik van Slooten, supervisory doctor with the Female Cancer Foundation paid a successful visit to Uganda. He was accompanied by three students of the University Medical Centre Groningen He was in discussions with the Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT) and the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) and, together, they also visited … Read more

The implementation of the WHO’s “Global Strategy Towards the Elimination of Cervical Cancer as a Public Health Problem” in the Netherlands and the Republic of India

Health in India and The Netherland

The Netherlands and The Republic of India show substantial differences in aspects such as access to and structure of, healthcare and education, as well as culture and religion. Yet, both countries are members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and thus, following the resolution of the 73rd World Health Assembly, are urged to follow its recommendations regarding Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) prevention and Cervical Cancer (CC) elimination efforts.