November 26, 2017 by Felix Jede In preparation of the cervical cancer screening campaign the community of Chila was engaged by mobilizing and educating the local health care workers including the health extension workers of the health post and the Health Development Army Leaders of each ward. The campaign was officially announced by the health […]
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November 22, 2017 by Felix Jede Between 4-10 November 2017 Theresa Brandt, Felix Jede and Hermann Bussmann conducted in Dabat, Ethiopia a 7-day training workshop for field worker in the use of self-sampling for HPV-based cervical cancer screening. The aim of the workshop was to equip a team of field worker with the competence in […]
October 13, 2017 by Felix Jede The ETiCCS initiative was represented at the EUROGIN Conference 8-11 October 2017 held in Amsterdam by three oral presentations and one poster. Dr. Omenge from Moi University Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret, Kenya offered a firsthand perspective of the shortcomings of current screening methods in the fight against […]
June 11, 2017 by Hermann Bussmann On 21 May 2017 H Bussmann from EtiCCS and JP Bogers from WACA HPV participated at the Round Table discussion on cervical cancer ‘ An NCD that we can overcome’ offered to African ministers and permanent secretaries of health and their delegations as a side event to the 70th […]
April 20, 2017 by Hermann Bussmann Under the mentorship of Prof Shengdong Zhao from the Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore (NUS) between 17 March and 19 April 2017 students reading the module ‘User Interface development’ had the task to build in their final class project a community service app based on the […]
On March 2nd 2017 WAKA is organising a satellite symposium “WAKA HPV NETWORK: HPV IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA” at the IPVC 2017 where ETiCCS and SAP will present their IT-based approach to cervical cancer screening in resource-limited regions. The meeting will take place in Meeting Room 1.43 at 3:00 – 4:30 pm.
On February 15th 2017 twelve midwives were trained in genital self sampling using the Evalyn Brush® at Gondar University Hospital as preparation of community wide HPV-screening project. Instructions for women to take part in the screening project are currently being prepared in Amharic.
Training in portable colposcopy at Gondar University Portable colposcopes such as the Gynocular™, developed for remote settings, allow the visualization of the cervix with a high magnification in contrast to examination with the naked eye as done by standard VIA. The Gynocular™ also offers digital documentation of the findings and sharing of the image with […]