Funded by the European Union
Department of Biotechnology Government of India

Is elimination of cervical cancer feasible globally? Webinar: Lessons learnt from PRESCRIP-TEC project.

Prescrip-tec key findings final conference

The webinar was conducted on 30th January 2024. To grasp the latest developments in the effort to reduce 50% of cervical cancer cases by 2040, we encourage you to view the recorded session. The PRESCRIP-TEC consortium, in collaboration with The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD), co-hosted this conference to present the key findings of … Read more

PRESCRIP-TEC last General Assembly in Utrecht

The PRESCRIP-TEC consortium gathered in Utrecht, Netherlands, from 22-25 March, 2023. Representatives from all the participating countries attended with the aim to exchange experiences and information on the project’s progress, ongoing activities, and various work packages. The meeting also served as a platform to prepare for the project’s final stages. On the first day, the … Read more

Slovakia’s collaborative impact in Bangladesh: advancing cervical cancer screening protocols with innovation and expertise

Patrik Sivco at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

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.

Slovakia’s collaborative impact in Uganda: advancing cervical cancer screening protocols with innovation and expertise

Slovakia's collaborative impact in Uganda

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

Working together to bring cervical screening where it is needed most

PRESCRIP-TEC teams meeting in Uganda

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

Prescrip-tec consortium meeting

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

EU presents the Country Cancer Profiles

cancer profile per country

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

PRESCRIP-TEC wins award in Knowledge sharing competition at GACD conference

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

Cervical cancer elimination day of action: We illuminated Bratislava’s landmarks

teal blue cervical cancer

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