Screen 1000 Nepali Women for Important Cancers

 
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Screen 1000 Nepali Women for Important Cancers

Screen 1000 Nepali Women for Important Cancers
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Women in line to receive cervical cancer screening

Women in line to receive cervical cancer screening
On the day of the camp, a mobile team of approximately 22 trained volunteer field nurses, community volunteers and NNCTR staff members travels to the location chosen by local women community leaders. These leaders encourage women to visit the screening camp. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women completing registration

Women completing registration
Women first register and then undergo screening for cervical cancer. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women waiting for cervical cancer screening

Women waiting for cervical cancer screening
NNCTR is an outcomes-based organization which works with the community to raise awareness about cancer control, to lessen the suffering, limit the number of lives lost, and promote the highest quality of life for children and adults with cancer, as well as to increase the quantity and quality of cancer research throughout the country. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cervical cancer screening

Cervical cancer screening
Screening results and necessary medications are provided on the spot, and screen-positive patients are referred for follow-up at no cost. (view small | med | large | orig)

A cancer education session for community members

A cancer education session for community members
Screening camps are also used as an opportunity to educate local communities about cancer and the benefits of preventive medicine. (view small | med | large | orig)

School level cancer education

School level cancer education
The NNCTR team provides education sessions to school children in order to raise awareness about cancer prevention in the Kathmandu valley. (view small | med | large | orig)

Breast self examination poster

Breast self examination poster
Registered participants are also taught how to examine their breasts themselves. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cancer awareness training for health professionals

Cancer awareness training for health professionals
By educating health professionals about cancer, NNCTR hopes to promote gender equality in health services. (view small | med | large | orig)

Community helpers at a recent screening camp

Community helpers at a recent screening camp
Girl scouts sometimes help NNCTR's mobile team of specialized nurses manage cervical and breast cancer screening camps (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Elisabeth Dupont

INCTR Administrative Officer
Uccle, Brussels Belgium

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