Mobilizing the world TO END CERVICAL CANCER
WE CAN SAVE WOMEN'S LIVES BY PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER
The knowledge and technology exist to eliminate cervical cancer with effective, low-cost tools, even in the poorest parts of the world. TogetHER is a global partnership focused on bold action and mobilizing the world to end cervical cancer.
Every January we mark Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, often starting from the logical point of the disease's massive global burden. But, the scale of the challenge before us must not cause us to falter. Millions of women are depending on us to persevere until decisionmakers around the world have made the political and financial commitments to consign cervical cancer to history books.
TogetHER for Health and our partners at Cervical Cancer Action for Elimination have collaborated on a piece arguing that true Cervical Cancer Awareness include celebrating the unprecedented global opportunity to eliminate cervical cancer as well as the unwavering dedication of programs working in low-resource settings to save women’s lives.
TogetHER for Health emerged from the passionate commitment of Kathy Vizas, our Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, who recognized that a critical lack of awareness and a dearth of resources for global cervical cancer prevention puts millions of women’s lives at unnecessary risk. That commitment itself was ignited through Kathy’s membership of PSI's Maverick Collective, which connected her to a cervical cancer prevention project implemented by PSI India.
That project is spotlighted in depth in the newest edition of Maverick Collective’s online publication ISSUE. Watch a conversation about the project and read more from Kathy’s perspective about what inspired her to leverage her experience and determination to drive cervical cancer elimination forward.
On Thursday, January 20th, Together co-presented a webinar with Pepal featuring colleagues from the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, and NGOs ICAP, and Baylor Uganda, discussing a leadership development model underway in Tanzania, Uganda and India. This program is building the skills and capacity of public health experts and positively impacting cervical cancer prevention efforts in these countries.
TogetHER for Health is here to ensure that commitments to eliminate cervical cancer are realized. It’s in our name: we work TogetHER with partners around the globe because we cannot do this alone, and we want to invite new partners to join our cause.
Read more about how new partnerships and support can enhance our efforts, and join our cause to save women's lives. TogetHER won’t rest until the effort to end cervical cancer everywhere has the resources, innovative ideas, and strategic direction it needs.