January 23, 2018: The University of Michigan and UBC team up to tackle women’s health issues in Guatemala. Since 2015, a team of researchers based at the University of Michigan (UM), School of Public Health have led research projects on improving cervical cancer screening coverage in both urban and rural/remote regions of Guatemala.
Anna Gottschlich, a PhD student, along with her supervisor Dr Rafael Meza at UM led studies to evaluate the acceptability, feasibility and value of using self-collected samples for cervical cancer screening among women of diverse ethnicities in the region.
Dr Gina Ogilvie, University of British Columbia Professor and WHRI Associate Director has been an advisor on this important research, and her team was invited to participate in UM’s recent visit to Guatemala in December 2017 to plan next steps to strengthen relationships and collaborations in the region. Continue reading here.
November 21, 2017: Defining outcomes and opportunities for reproductive health and pregnancy among adolescents in post-conflict Northern Uganda. The Cango Lyec Project, launched in 2011 and led by Dr. Patricia Spittal, aims to understand existing access to reproductive and maternal health services for adolescents in Northern Uganda. Read more about the project here.
February 5, 2017: Exciting new project funding from THE BC CANCER FOUNDATION STRATEGIC PRIORITY FUND. Thank you for helping us make self-collection based screening for non-attenders a reality through the development of this online service.
January 19, 2015: READ ABOUT ERIN MOSES' EXPERIENCE WITH ASPIRE FOR HER MPH PRACTICUM
November 6, 2013: SEE OUR POST ON THE SMARTSEXRESOURCE STI UPDATE BLOG!