HPV vaccine for West Africa

 
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 1 donation
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 1 donation
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    Success on the fabric frontier!
    By - Eliza Squibb - Executive Director
    We have just returned from a visit with our collaborators in Bamako, Mali! Not only we were reporting the results of our recent study about HPV and cervical cancer in Mali, but also we are setting the stage for distribution of the HPV vaccine. I brought 20 yards of the fabric print with me to show to neighborhood leaders...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 2 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 2 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 2 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 6 months ago
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    Recent HPV paper spurs momentum
    By - Eliza Squibb - Executive Director
    In 2014, GAIA Vaccine Foundation completed a study to investigate knowledge of human papilloma virus and HPV vaccination as well as prevalence of cervical cancer causing strains of HPV in Mali. Rates of cervical cancer in Mali are the highest in West Africa, and it is the leading cause of cancer-related mortalities. This is...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 2 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 8 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    33,000 doses of HPV vaccine in Mali West Africa
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    Right now in Mali, amidst a political crisis, lie 33,000 doses of the HPV vaccine, unable to be distributed as military funding has become the country’s financial focus. However, the vaccine is perishable, and time is running out. If not utilized within the next few months, the vaccine and with it the...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    International Papillomavirus Conference
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    Our study - evaluation of the prevalence of HPV subtypes associated with cervical cancer - is still ongoing. To date 100% of patients have been enrolled and interviewed and the recruitment of subjects is now closed. Dr. Ibrahima Téguété, our Malian collaborator on this study, was the recipient a travel...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 4 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    Ongoing study despite political crisis in Mali
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    The second phase of our study - evaluation of the prevalence of HPV subtypes associated with cervical cancer - is ongoing and we are still recruiting women diagnosed with cervical cancer. To date a total of 127 patients have been enrolled; tissue and serum are being collected. In February 2012 the serum samples were shipped...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    What's next? Lab work!
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    We are very happy to report that our study is making great progress! As mentioned in our last update, the GAIA Vaccine Foundation did a pilot study in Sikoro, Mali West Africa. 50 interviews were completed. We recently completed the creation of a database and did data entry and analysis for this pilot. The full KAP/WTP...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has received 7 donations
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    Phase 1 completed!
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    As mentioned in our previous report the GAIA Vaccine Foundation performed a Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) pilot study - March 2011 - in conjunction with a willingness to participate (WTP) in a vaccine trial evaluation. This HPV study had two aims: 1) To understand the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP)...
    • 3 years ago
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa posted a progress report
    Successful Pilot Study
    By - Mali Rochas - Executive Director
    In March 2011, the HPV KAP pilot study commenced in Sikoro as the first step to starting HPV vaccination in Mali.  A team led by Dr. Tounkara Karamoko and Danielle Poole successfully met the goal of completing 50 interviews in the community surrounding the village clinic to better understand the knowledge and views of...
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  • HPV vaccine for West Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Anne De Groot

Founder and Scientific Director
Providence, RI United States

Where is this project located?

Mali   Health
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