Entries by Hermann Bussmann

May 18, 2018. Dr Bernhard Haufiku, Namibia’s Minister of Health and Social Services, visits the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg

On May 18, 2018 Dr Haufiku and Mr Axel Tibinyane met with Prof M. Pawlita, Head of Division of Molecular Diagnostics of Oncogenic Infections, and H Bussmann, Clinical Cooperation Unit Applied Tumor Biology, to share their mutual interests in HPV-based screening and explore opportunites for collaboration.

May 19, 2018. Dr Tedros, WHO Director-General, launches call to action to eliminate cervical cancer at Geneva meeting

At the occasion of the 3rd Geneva Round Table ‘Cervical Cancer: An NCD We Can Overcome‘ on May 19, 2018 Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for all countries to take action to help end the suffering caused by cervical cancer. Accompanied by Dr Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile and Dr Michel Sidibé, Executive Director […]

Eurogin Conference 8th-11th October 2017

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 […]

ETiCCS awards ceremony at Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore

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 […]

ETiCCS meets WAKA at IPVC 2017

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.