Funded by the European Union
Department of Biotechnology Government of India

Consortium partners

Consortium partners

The PRESCRIP-TEC consortium has a strong representation of the scientific community. All partners collaborate to make the prevention of cervical cancer more accessible, cost-effective and convenient for women in Bangladesh, India, Slovakia and Uganda. Most consortium partners have worked together in other EU projects or other research projects, and know each other from different networks, with stable relations.

University Medical Centre Groningen

The University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and the largest employer in the North of the Netherlands. The more than 12,000 employees work together in care, research, training and education with a common goal: to build the future of health.

Jaap Koot
Project coordinator
Hanneke Vervoort
Project Manager
Janine de Zeeuw
Jelle Stekelenburg
Professor International Aspects of Reproductive Health
Female Cancer Foundation

Female Cancer Program Foundation (FCF) was founded from the partnership between the departments Gynecology, Pathology, Immunohematology and Clinical Epidemiology from the Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands (LUMC). It was established with the ideal to globally fight and eradicate cervical cancer. So far FCF has engaged in long-term, structural partnerships with fellow institutions in South America, Africa and Asia.

Jerica van Niekerk
Project Manager
Marlieke de Fouw
Researcher and Supervising Physician
Jogchum Beltman
Gynaecologist-Oncologist LUMC
Freek van Slooten
Supervising physician
Jessica Vet
Supervising physician
University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, ranked 4th in the UK for research power (Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions), with 83% of our research activity classified as world leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Heather Cubie
Christine Campbell

Connaxis is a communications consulting company that provides customised solutions to clients around the world.

They have a broad experience collaborating with international organisations such as the United Nations the European Commission or the Inter-American Development Bank, carrying out fieldwork in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Connaxis experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Oscar Casanova working for PRESCRIP-TEC project
Oscar Casanova
Project manager and communication consultant
Ekaterina Gomez working for PRESCRIP-TEC project
Ekaterina Gómez
Creativity and content generation
Javier Burgos
Eleonora Mesiano
Audiovisual production
Daniel Cotillas
International Centre For Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh

For more than 50 years, the International Centre For Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b) has been carrying out high-quality research and promoting the uptake of evidence-based interventions. By developing, testing and assessing the implementation of interventions specifically designed for resource-poor settings, icddr,b it is committed to improve the health and wellbeing of people.

icddr,b experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Dr. Aminur Rahman
Project Coordinator and Associate Scientist
Anika Rahman
Research Officer
Jaya Sankar

It is an international Social Purpose Organisation (SPO)* guided by the vision of a world where people have equal opportunities to live with dignity and hope. From Bangladesh, a country facing the most pressing of humanity’s challenges, Friendship develops scalable solutions to strengthen marginalised communities, and empower people to transform their lives and reach their full potential.

FRIENDSHIP experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Dr. Naheed Nazrul
Principal investigator
Dr. Mosamat Umma Kulsum
Project manager
Md. Awlad Hossain
Medical electronic data officer
Dr. Md. Shahnur Ahmed
Programme officer
Dr. Asif Ahmed
Programme Manager
Nagma Khatoon
Project officer (Senior Supervisor)
G.M. Abdur Rahim
Senior Project Coordinator
Rabeya Sultana Setu
Project Coordinator
Sumi Khatun
Health Educator
Most. Nilufa Akter
Project Officer
Zaheda Parveen
Health Educator
Mst. Rahima Sultana
Project officer (Senior Supervisor)
Mst. Moktada Sultana Mira
Mst. Shamima Akter
Senior Paramedic
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

MAHE is one of India’s leading academic and research institutions with more than 250 international collaborations. The University was granted the Institute of Eminence status by Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development.

MAHE experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr. Arathi P Rao.
Principal Investigator Public Health
Dr. Shyamala Guruvare Clinical Principal Investigator
Dr. Keerthana Prasad 
Lead Principal Investigator
Adithya V Bharadwaj Project Manager – Indian Consortium
Dr. K Nimithamohan
Project Associate
Joslin L. Dalmeida
Project Associate

Veena G. Anchan
Project Assistant
Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara college and Hospital of Ayurveda Udupi

For the last 60 years, the private medical institution has dedicated for research and development in Ayurveda system of Medicine

SDM experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr. Mamatha K. V.
Principal Investigator
Dr. Vidya Ballal
CO-Principal Investigator
Dr. Arpana
CO-Principal Investigator
Dr. Anla K Shetty
Research Assistant
St. John’s Medical College, a unit of CBCI Society of Medical education. Bengaluru

One of the top ten private  medical colleges in India promoting research and development to progress community health.

St. John’s Medical College experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr.Premlatha T.S
Principal Investigator
Dr. Kiran Abhijit Kulkarni
Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Geeta Acharya

Dr. Vishaka Bidkar
Tejaswini VR
Project Associate
Dr. Angela Chaudhuri
Co-Investigator (SWASTHI Organization Partnership)
Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata

A private medical initiative to provide holistic cancer care with cutting edge Technology and world renowned health professionals.

Tata Medical Centre experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Sonia Mathai
Dr. Sonia Mathai
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jaydip Bhaumik
Co-Principal Investigator
Shrabanti Gosh
Project Associate

Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata

Regional Cancer Centre of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India.

Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr. Ranajit Mandal
Principal Investigator
Dr. Manisha Vernekar
Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Sreeya Bose
Trisha Gantait
Project Associate.
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim

A private medical institution working closely with public sector in North Eastern India in the Himalayan belt for health promotion of local population.
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr. Nasrin Banu
Principal Investigator
Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom
Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Bidita Khandelwal

Dr. Mingma Lhamu Sherpa
Lakpa Doma Sherpa
Project Associate
Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

National comprehensive Cancer centre for prevention, treatment and research in cancer, Closely associated with Advanced Center for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC).

Tata Memorial Hospital experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project:

Dr. Sharmila Pimple Principal Investigator
Dr. Gauravi Mishra
Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Amita Maheshwari

Dr. Sanjay Biswas
Dr. Bharti Bhoir
Project Associate.
Trnava University

Established in 1635, it is one of the oldest universities in Slovakia. Trnava University has expertise in public health research, development of clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures, and project implementation in vulnerable groups. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Social Work was the first faculty in Slovakia to offer full-time master programs in the field of public health. The faculty has been involved in research projects on a global and European scale.

Trnava University experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Marek Majdan
Martin Rusnák
Juliana Melichová

Dominika Plancikova
Healthy Regions Slovakia

Healthy Regions is an allowance organisation, co-funded from the budget of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic with a mission to implement and develop provisional countervailing measures in the area of public health. It is focused on people living in substandard social and material conditions. 95% of their employees are health mediators from marginalised Roma communities and 75% of them are women.

Healthy Regions experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Mgr. Táňa Grauzelová, PhD
Mgr. Barbora Tulpikova
Logistics, PR, networking
League against Cancer Slovakia

The League Against Cancer Slovakia (LCS) is registered as an independent charitable non-profit organization in Slovakia. Its main mission is to increase awareness about the cancer burden and cancer risk, to inform and educate the wide public, eradicate the damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer, and to emphasize the importance of prevention, early detection and early treatment. 

LCS experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project

Darina Sedláková
Project coordinator
Mgr. Petra Benczyová
PR manager
Uganda Rural Development and Training

Uganda Rural Development and Training (URDT) was founded in 1987 to offer a development programme that is a merger of truly functional education and training with rural development interventions, with the intent of empowering marginalised people living in rural communities.

URDT experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project
Shamim Namagembe
Project manager
Dan Atukonyera
Medical Electronic data officer
Tereza Nyamaizi
Laboratory assistant
Rosemary Birungi
Stella Mbabazi
Support staff
Charles Agaba
Communications officer
Joy Alinda
Communication support staff
Osman Kihika
Support staff
Uganda Cancer Institute

Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) is a public medical care facility in partnership with the Ministry of Health. It is based in Kampala and its main focus is on research, training, consultation, prevention and cancer treatment. UCI has expertise in research into cancer screening, field studies and training of health care workers.

UCI experts working for PRESCRIP-TEC project
Dr. Carolyn Nakisige
Principal Investigator
Catherine Amuge
Regulatory coordinator
Christine Namulindwa
Communications manager
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