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Implementing cervical cancer screening during health emergencies
Friendship has been implementing the cervical cancer screening and treatment program in the northern region of Bangladesh at two floating hospitals, two clinics at Gaibandha and Chilmari, and the Friendship Hospital Shyamnagar in the south. The progr…
PRESCRIP-TEC Activities at Friendship Hospital, Shyamnagar
The Friendship Hospital Shyamnagar (FHS) in the south of Bangladesh was visited by the Friendship partners of the PRESCRIP-TEC project in May. A team led by Ms. Anika Rahman, Research Officer at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Researc…
PRESCRIP-TEC field visit with UMCG medical students in Bangladesh
Three medical students from the University Medical Center of Groningen, together with head office and field staff of the Friendship’s Health team visited Gaibandha, Bangladesh in May 2022. They joined in the baseline phase of the PRESCRIP-TEC project…
Field visit to Uganda health centres
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 …
Glorious’ cervical screening story
Health volunteer Glorious had some serious personal health concerns about cancer. Through cervical cancer training and the opportunity for cervical screening thereafter she was able to put her concerns to rest. Cervical cancer training in Uganda …
AWACAN cervical cancer training
Experts from the Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT) and Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) trained Village Health Teams (VHTs) in the use of the AWACAN tool. These VHTs from Mpasaana sub-county, Kakumiro district, were also able to …