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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.