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[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Hostels for Hope

Eric Obscherning - May 3, 2016
Each year, for thousands of women in the United Republic of Tanzania, a positive diagnosis for cervical or breast cancer is followed by an impossible decision: travel to a far-away hospital for treatm...
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American Cancer Society breast cancer cancer cancer treatment cervical cancer Competition hospital Tanzania
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Attend the Global Health Catalyst Summit @ Harvard Medical School, April 29-30

Eric Obscherning - April 21, 2016
From April 29-30, Global Health Catalyst and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center (along with numerous sponsors) will host the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School. The theme this year is ...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care cervical cancer collaboration Conferences & Meetings Harvard Health Disparities health technology ICT liver cancer Medical technology mobile applications new partnerships Tobacco Control
Health IT

Creating database for cervical cancer patients in urban setting, low-resource country

Charlotte Gamble - Jan. 30, 2014
Hi everyone, I am looking for the best resources/literature that can be used to help create a patient database for cervical cancer patients seen at an outpatient GYN clinic in an urban setting in a ...
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cervical cancer Cervical Cancer screening computer technology databases electronic health records Health IT low-resource settings
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Creating database for cervical cancer patients in urban setting, low-resource country

Charlotte Gamble - Jan. 30, 2014
Hi everyone, I am looking for the best resources/literature that can be used to help create a patient database for cervical cancer patients seen at an outpatient GYN clinic in an urban setting in a ...
Keywords:
cervical cancer Cervical Cancer screening computer technology databases implementation loss to follow-up low-resource settings Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Systems Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

National Policy of the Department of Health for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer in South Africa.docx

Rajan Dewar - June 30, 2013
National Policy of the Department of Health for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer in South Africa.docx Dewar Rajan Draft Ca Cx Policy – September 22nd, ...
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cancer cervical cancer National Policy policy prevention
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

HPV distribution in invasive cervical cancer in SSA and interlikage with HIV

Ziad Khatib - Dec. 4, 2012
Dear NCDs members, An elegant ecologic study, by Ndiaye C et.al. They reported the HPV distribution in invasive cervical carcinoma (ICC) in Mali and Senegal. Then they did compare HPV types among dif...
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cancer cervical cancer Ecologic study HIV HPV prevention Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention West-Africa
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

The Perpetual Challenge of Infectious Diseases

Ziad Khatib - Feb. 13, 2012
Dear friends and colleagues, For the 200 anniversary of New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. David Morens wrote a very interesting and comprehensive paper, on the history...
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cancer cervical cancer infectious disease liver cancer Publications & Research
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer

Maggie Sullivan - Aug. 4, 2011
Hello. I'm an NP volunteering in Guatemala on a cervical cancer project. We have a patient with a cervical biopsy path report that reads as follows, and roughly translated: Microscopic exam of cer...
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cervical cancer Consultations
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Evidence-Based, Alternative Cervical Cancer Screening Approaches in Low-Resource Settings

B B - April 15, 2011
Evidence-Based, Alternative Cervical Cancer Screening Approaches in Low-Resource Settings B B
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Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention cancer cervical cancer cervix HPV human papillomavirus Risk Factors & Prevention screening
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Fight for cervical cancer prevention, diagnostics and treatment in Africa !

Today, I have been reflecting on the progress the world has made in the fight against infectious diseases. Even though there is a long road ahead, there are many achievements we can be proud of. In m...
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Addressing structural risk cervical cancer Community engagement Developing targeted interventions diagnostics HPV Integration and linkages to care Rwanda Scaling up & managing at scale