On the 7th WAKA symposium at Antwerp university three PhD candidates from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and Kenya successfully defended their thesis. Dr Omenge Orang’o from Moi university, Eldoret, Kenya, a founding member of ETiCCS, defended his thesis ‘Novel technologies in cervicasl cancer screeing and treatment. Going beyond VIA and crotherapy in […]
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During the World Health Summit, Oct 27-29, 2019 in Berlin the Geneva Health Forum and the Charité Hospital, Berlin, launched an initiative to develop large-scale training for health care provider and program managers in low- and middle-income countries to establish sustainable and effective cervical cancer screening which is reaching all women in need. The first […]
Between Sept 1-3, 2019 a delegation from German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), headed by Prof M. Baumann attended Namibia’s 1st international workshop on cancer where German and Namibian high-level participants presented their respective interests and activities in promoting cancer research in Namibia. In break-away sessions opportunities for collaboration in diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy, telemedicine and cervical […]
Policy makers and implementers met at the RT meeting in Geneva to move forward the efforts to globally eliminate cervical cancer. Dr Princess Nono Simelela, Assistant Director-General for Family, Women’s and Children’s Health at WHO, Professor Brendon Murphy, National Cervical Screening Program, Australia, and Dr Sharon Kapambwe, Ministry of Health, Zambia, gave key note addresses […]
H. Bussmann visited the MoHSS and the UNAM in order to prepare the Research Cooperation between UNAM, MoHSS and DKFZ. He met the honorable minister of Health Dr K. Shangula, the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr Peter Nyarango, as well as academics from the School of Nursing and School of Public Health […]
Dr A. Denecke from Women’s Hospital, Wolfsburg, spent one week in Gondar to provide hands-on training for the gynecologists in sub-specialty oncology training. Besides sharing of experiences and honing screening skills the visit also served to maintain and upgrade colposcopic equipment. So, the light system of the existing colposcope was replaced, a camera system allowing […]
Timoté Vaucher, Master student at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) was the key developer of our digital app for the community cervical cancer screening project. He visited the ATB department in Heidelberg and prepared the transition of the program to the Heidelberg university server.
To prepare a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health and Social Services, the University of Namibia and the German Cancer Research Center Prof Azu visited Heidelberg and met with key research program teams at the German cancer Research and spent 2 days at the Clinical Cooperation Unit Applied Tumor Biology.
The ETiCCS team presented their recent work in Ethiopia in several oral presentations and poster abstracts at the International Papillomavirus Conference at Sydney. Prof Tamrat Abebe Zeleke and Brhanu Teka from the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology, Addis University, who perfomed HPV testing for our studies, also attended the conference. IPVC8-0684: GENITAL SELF-SAMPLING […]
As part of the GIZ-funded project to establish a colposcopy unit at the OBGYN department, University of Gondar, Ethiopia, Dr Mular Adefries, stayed for 4 weeks in Wolfsburg with Prof Petry and his team, to extend his knowledge and skills in colposcopy and modern techniques to treat precancerous and early cancer lesions of the cervix. […]