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Cervical Cancer Prevention in DRC, a big priority

Cervical Cancer Prevention in DRC, a big priority
Cervical Cancer Prevention in DRC, a big priority
Cervical Cancer Prevention in DRC, a big priority
Cervical Cancer Prevention in DRC, a big priority


Cervical cancer is big health problem in DRCongo and is the first cause of death by cancer in the country. This disease is fully preventable by simple means but continue killing women because of missing colposcopy service in the country.This project will help women getting access to screening and treatment of precancer and then we can save lives of women.We will perform colposcopy for 1000women and we'll treat all positive cases by cryotherapy or excision. Awareness for 360 women will be done.

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This project aims to initiate cervical cancer prevention for access of women to health and to make the screening,colposcopy and CIN treatment(cryotherapy and surgical excision) available for women in our country, especially in our community (the city of Goma). Cervical cancer constitutes a major public health issue worldwide. It is the 2nd cause of death by cancer all over the world after the breast cancer and is 1st cause in our country (DRC), HPV vaccine will be given to young girls 8-13 years


AGIR ENSEMBLE decides to set up this program for screening and pre-cancer treatment by cryotherapy or excision for women with precancerous lesions detected during program and these groups will help spreading message that cervical cancer can be prevented to allow changing the behaviour of our population,to bring them consulting doctors early and subscribe to program of screening.This program will be the first in whole country and in whole great lake region.Service available.HPV vaccine available.

Long-Term Impact

Changing behaviour, early consultation for early detection of cervical precancer and availability of service and finally no woman will die due to cervical cancer in the city of Goma. 1000 women screened and all positive cases treated, 360 women will get information by raising awareness campaign and will commit to sensitize their friends for adherence and success of the program. All women will have access to the service in the country. HPV vaccine will be available for young girls 8-13 years old.


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Location: Goma, North Kivu Province - Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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Mateus Kambale Sahani
Project Leader:
Mateus Kambale Sahani
Goma, North Kivu Province Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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