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TogetHER’s 2018 Year in Review

December 18, 2018

Take a look at what we accomplished in our first year, and our evaluation of the state of the global cervical cancer field. 

World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day 2018

November 30, 2018

TogetHER joined HIV and AIDS activists worldwide to commemorate the 30th annual World AIDS Day. Cervical cancer is one of the main causes of death for women living with HIV.

Changing the Cervical Screening Paradigm in Malaysia

Changing the Cervical Screening Paradigm in Malaysia: Program ROSE

October 4, 2018

Program ROSE successfully improved cervical cancer screening rates and reduced the burden of cervical cancer in Malaysia.


Cervical Cancer and HIV – Two Diseases, One Response

October 1, 2018

Synergies between the AIDS and cervical cancer responses can protect major investments in HIV/AIDS, since HIV-positive women are at particular risk for developing cervical cancer. (From UNAIDS’ website)

Powerful Voices for Eliminating Cervical Cancer

Powerful Voices for Eliminating Cervical Cancer at UN Side Event

September 28, 2018

On the eve of the 3rd United Nations High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD), a panel of international experts spotlighted cervical cancer, which is one NCD that could be eliminated as a public health problem by scaling up access to the tools already available.


HPV Vaccination – Accelerating the Global Elimination of Cervical Cancer

September 24, 2018

Amb. Sally Cowal of the American Cancer Society made the case for eliminating cervical cancer through joint implementation of two high impact “Best Buy” interventions — screening for early detection and treatment; and HPV vaccination of adolescents, which prevents the infection that causes cervical cancer. (Reposted from Medium)

Creating the Conditions for Eliminating Cervical Cancer

Kenyan Champions: Creating the Conditions for Eliminating Cervical Cancer

September 16, 2018

The planned Kenya rollout of a nationwide HPV vaccination campaign in 2019 represented a huge opportunity for the country to prevent cervical cancer and save lives.

Cervical Cancer’s Impact on Women and their Families

Rose: Cervical Cancer’s Impact on Women and their Families

September 11, 2018

Patient advocates like Rose help women navigate the significant challenges they face before and after seeking treatment for cervical cancer.

Dual Challenges of Cervical Cancer and HIV

Jackie: Dual Challenges of Cervical Cancer and HIV

September 6, 2018

Integrating HIV and cervical cancer services at the same sites provides patients like Jackie with convenient, high-quality care.

Fighting Cervical Cancer with both Prevention and Treatment

Dr. Maranga: Fighting Cervical Cancer with both Prevention and Treatment

August 30, 2018

Kenyatta National Hospital’s Dr. Orora Maranga advocates for increased cervical cancer screenings and access to HPV vaccines for Kenyans.

Vaccinating Against Cervical Cancer

Christine: Vaccinating Against Cervical Cancer

August 29, 2018

The faith community is an important source of information on cervical cancer for people like Christine, who became a staunch champion for women’s health.

Scaling Up Screening for Cervical Cancer

Hannah: Scaling Up Screening for Cervical Cancer

August 29, 2018

Hannah Wambui and her team are battling a tough epidemic: roughly five percent of their clients show early signs of developing cervical cancer.

battle against cervical Cancer

Community Clinics Around the World are on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Cervical Cancer, and They Need Our Help

August 17, 2018

With increased funding for screen-and-treat programs, we can prevent needless deaths from cervical cancer. Successful screen-and-treat programs rely heavily on mobilizing and educating communities, organizing services to meet women’s schedules and strengthening the systems that ensure clients return for follow-up appointments.

Ending Cervical Cancer Deaths

Ending Cervical Cancer Deaths with a Human-Centered Approach

July 21, 2018

Experts have increasingly recognized that health issues like cervical cancer must be approached with the patient’s needs and context in mind. (Reposted from Women Deliver’s July 2018 “What’s Good” newsletter)


The Women’s Health Advocates Pitching the End of Cervical Cancer

May 22, 2018

Devex talked to TogetHER’s Kathy Vizas and Celina Schocken about their experience as public health advocates, the state of cervical cancer advocacy now and in the past, and the strategy of TogetHER.


TogetHER Commits to the WHO Call to Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

May 18, 2018

TogetHER congratulated WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his call to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health threat.


TogetHER for Health: Saving Women from Cervical Cancer

April 3, 2018

After three years working on a cervical cancer screening program in India, Kathy Vizas realized that there wasn’t enough awareness of the disease and funding was severely lacking. She took matters into her own hands.


Working Together to Save Women from Cervical Cancer

March 29, 2018

The Philanthropy Workshop spotlighted Kathy Vizas explaining the conception and mission of TogetHER.