With support from Jhpiego and champions like Dr. Jean Claude Comoe, Côte d’Ivoire is building a sustainable cervical cancer prevention program. More than 36,000 women have benefited from a low-cost, effective screen-and-treat approach.
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire—A dozen women are gathered in a spacious, first-floor room at Marcory Hospital one Tuesday, listening to a doctor and midwife explain the risks of cervical cancer and the screening services available at this city health facility. Seated among them is Irene, an HIV-positive mother who has returned to Marcory for her annual cervical cancer screening.
Baltimore, MD—Committed to preventing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, Jhpiego, an international health non-profit and Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is bringing together health officials and clinicians from across the region to Ghana for specialized training in infection prevention to prepare for future health emergencies. Jhpiego technical experts will hold two workshops