Training of data collectors for HPV self-sampling campaign in Dabat, Ethiopia

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 raising cancer awareness, facilitating self-collection of an HPV sample using the Evalyn brush® and capturing the necessary screening data on electronic tablet devices. The skills were subsequently applied during a community-wide cervical cancer campaign in the Dabat district.


Theresa Brandt is explaining the data collectors how to use the tablets

Solomon Berhe is teaching about cervical cancer

Theresa Brandt and Felix Jede are presenting the rucksack and content for the data collectors


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