Project #6686

Screen 1000 Nepali Women for Important Cancers

by NNCTR/INCTR Nepal - Nepal Network for Cancer Treatment and Research
$9,371 Raised
total goal
monthly donors
This project will provide screening for 1000 Nepali women for the two most common women's cancers in Nepal and cancer education sessions to local communities in the Kathmandu valley.


Poverty, gender inequality, lack of education and health services are just a few reasons why very few women have been screened in Nepal. Too often, cancer victims present at a far advanced stage, when it’s too late to save their lives. This problem is compounded by geographical isolation in rural areas. This is why the Nepal Network for Cancer Treatment and Research plans to provide cancer screening services to 1000 women and cancer education sessions to their families in the Kathmandu valley.


In screening camps, results and necessary medications are provided on the spot, and screen-positive patients are referred for follow-up at no cost. Additionally, participants attend breast self-examination workshops and cancer education sessions.

Long-Term Impact

1000 women will have a chance of saving their lives. Their families will be more aware of cancer and local health professionals better trained to prevent it, thereby reducing the local burden of cancer and promoting gender equality in health services

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


NNCTR /​ INCTR Nepal Website
INCTR website
Human Papillomavirus & Related Cancers in Nepal
Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF)

Organization Information

NNCTR/INCTR Nepal - Nepal Network for Cancer Treatment and Research

Location: Banepa, Nepal - Nepal
Website: http:/​/​​
NNCTR/INCTR Nepal - Nepal Network for Cancer Treatment and Research
Project Leader:
Elisabeth Dupont
INCTR Administrative Officer
Uccle, Brussels Belgium

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