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
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
Last Wednesday 1st February 2023 the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, presented the EU Country Profiles at the Conference on cancer held in Stockholm. The Country Cancer Profiles aim to identify inequalities, strengths, challenges and specific areas of action on cancer prevention and care for the EU Member States, Norway and … Read more
The Prevention and Screening Innovation Project towards Elimination of Cervical Cancer (PRESCRIP-TEC) won the Community Choice award in the Knowledge Sharing poster competition at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GADC). The poster, in cartoon strip form, presents a story about patients who benefit from the PRESCRIP-TEC cervical screening project. … Read more
Our partner, The Association of European Leagues Against Cancer, has taken the lead in informing and raising awareness for improving overall health services to eliminate cervical cancer. Also, they have contacted the Presidential Palace and the National Bank of Slovakia with a request to light their buildings in teal blue. In this way, the Presidential … Read more
A Connaxis communications team visited Manipal, and Bengaluru to gain first-hand insight into the context in which the PRESCRIP-TEC project is being carried out in India. During these visits the team met with project partners, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara (SDM), and St. John’s Medical College. While in India, the Connaxis … Read more
Cervical cancer could be the world’s first cancer eliminated ever if we follow the Cervical Cancer Elimination Initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO).
PRESCRIP-TEC is focusing its research in a new method that leads to effective and innovative cervical cancer screening, including direct treatment and follow-up for women in resource-poor or hard-to-reach areas of Bangladesh, India, Uganda and Slovaki