Women's Cancers

Jhpiego pledges support to countries working to eliminate cervical cancer

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Jhpiego joined a historic wave of commitments to ending cervical cancer as a public health problem as part of the global Cervical Cancer Elimination Initiative meeting in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Find below our specific commitments that were shared at the March 5 meeting, which was hosted by

For Dr. Mary Rose Giattas, Eliminating Cervical Cancer in Tanzania is Personal

Cervical cancer is the deadliest cancer for women in Tanzania. As Jhpiego’s women’s cancer expert in the country, Dr. Mary Rose Giattas is working to change that. In recognition of World HPV Day (March 4), Jhpiego’s Katherine Seaton talked with Dr. Giattas about why Jhpiego’s approach to cervical cancer prevention, screening and treatment has worked

A Woman-Centered Approach to Breast Health 

For two years, Joana Albino sought help for a growth in her left breast. She visited the local doctors a couple of times, but it didn’t help. Her condition worsened. “Because of the state I was in, I could not find work. I closed myself off and lived in my own world. Many things came