Faces Of Hope

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Beyond the statistics, hear directly from women affected by cervical cancer, and meet the people working to alleviate their suffering and end cervical cancer deaths.

TogetHER has compiled stories from cervical cancer survivors, doctors, policy makers, and advocates. Their experiences highlight the urgency of addressing cervical cancer, and the tragedy of women dying from a disease that is preventable. Discover what moves and motivates them, and let them inspire you to join their fight.

Kenyan Champions: Creating the Conditions for Eliminating Cervical Cancer

Recently, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called for the elimination of cervical cancer. This can be achieved by implementing two evidence-based, high-impact interventions for ...
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Rose: Cervical Cancer’s Impact on Women and their Families

Cervical cancer has a devastating impact on women and their families in the prime of their lives. Survivors are critical advocates for preventing and treating this tragic disease. Rose Cheido, ...
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Jackie: Dual Challenges of Cervical Cancer and HIV

Screening programs are a cost-effective way to save thousands of lives per year.  In Africa, where cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women, those living ...
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Dr. Maranga: Fighting Cervical Cancer with both Prevention and Treatment

On the border of Africa’s biggest slum, Kibera, Dr. Orora Maranga sat in his modest women’s health practice and worried aloud about the cervical cancer burden in Kenya. He is ...
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Christine: Vaccinating Against Cervical Cancer

The HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer and saves lives “I didn’t even know about cervical cancer. I had never heard about it until I attended a women’s forum,” said Christine, ...
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Hannah: Scaling Up Screening for Cervical Cancer

We have the tools to prevent cervical cancer deaths  In a dusty alley off a main road in suburban Thika, Kenya, medical practitioner Hannah Wambui runs a clinic that ...
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