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December, 2017

Workshop in colposcopy

Drs. Cremer, Maza, and Alfaro, held a meeting and a workshop for continuing medical education in colposcopy for El Salvador physicians, with the support of MD Anderson and the Cleveland Clinic.

December, 2017

Thermoablation United Kingdom

Drs. Masch, and Alfaro visit hospitals in the United Kingdom to observe thermoablation practices for BHI's upcoming research.

November, 2017

SoulCycle

BHI hosts its first annual Cycle for Cervical Cancer benefit at SoulCycle in New York City, and raises close to $10,000.

November, 2017

CDC and BHI

The CDC joins BHI to present the latest version of the toolkit and facility-based surveys for program monitoring to officials from the Ministry of Health (MOH) of El Salvador. Afterwards, the three institutions hold a national symposium: “Unidos contra el cancer.”

November, 2017

RedCap

BHI, Universidad Matias Delgado and Instituto del Cancer participate in a training workshop held by MD Anderson on RedCap, an application for online surveys and databases.

October, 2017

Cancer Screening in 5 Continents

Dr. Maza attends the “Cancer Screening in 5 Continents” meeting at the PAHO Organization offices in Washington, DC, to help plan how to implement the analysis of cancer screening programs in the Americas.

October, 2017

Thermoablation Scotland

Dr. Cremer visits the Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, Scotland to share experiences with thermoablation practices.

October, 2017

Thermoablation Germany

Dr. Cremer meets in Munich, Germany with Stephan Hilgers of WISAP® Medical Technology, the engineer of a novel thermoablation device adapted for the treatment of cervical pre cancer in low-resource settings.

September, 2017

UH3 Colombia

Drs. Cremer, Alfaro and Soler launch UH3 study in Bogota, Colombia.

September, 2017

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Dr. Maza is an invited speaker at The Third ICGEB Workshop on Human Papillomavirus and Associated Malignancies: Biology, Prevention and Therapy in São Paulo, Brazil.

July, 2017

UH3 Haiti

Dr. Masch launches the self-sampling project in Haiti.

July, 2017

UH3 El Salvador

Dr. Cremer launches UH3 in El Salvador.

June, 2017

Ministry of Health Nicaragua

Dr. Maza is invited by the Global Coalition Against Cervical Cancer to share the Salvadoran experience with the Ministry of Health of Nicaragua.

June, 2017

International Agency for Research Cancer

Dr. Alfaro receives a grant from the World Health Organization to attend the summer school of the International Agency for Research of Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France.

May, 2017

Congress of Colposcopy and Pathology

Dr. Maza is a speaker at the First Congress of Colposcopy and Pathology of the lower genital tract in Peru.

May, 2017

Affordable Cancer Technologies Program

Drs. Cremer, Maza, Alfaro, Soler and Felix, attend the ACT (UH2/UH3) Principal Investigators Meeting, in Washington, DC.

May, 2017

World Health Organization

Dr. Maza participates as a consultant at a WHO meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, for prequalification requirements for IVD’s used for the detection of HPV in cervical cancer screening.

April, 2017

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

Drs. Cremer, Maza, Masch, and Alfaro lead workshops and present data on self-sampling studies, UH 2 and data from phase three of CAPE at the ASCCP conference in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Cremer also joins an expert panel of cervical cancer specialists in Latin America.

April, 2017

National Cancer Institute

Dr. Maza participates in NCI’s Symposium on Global Cancer Research, in Washington, D.C., and he is also invited as a speaker at the CUGH Conference in Washington, D.C.

, 2017

Haiti sans Cervical Cancer symposium

Dr. Masch organizes and chairs the first annual Haiti sans Cervical Cancer (HsCC) symposium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

March, 2017

Global Good conference

Drs. Cremer and Maza join the technical advisory panel at the Global Good conference in Seattle, Washington.

February, 2017

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

Drs. Maza and Alfaro, and Dra Andrea Chacon from the MOH of El Salvador, travel to Peru as part of a delegation with Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, PAHO and PATH to present results from the CAPE project to Dr. Garcia Funegra, the Minister of Health of Peru, and to other MOH officials.

February, 2017

International Papilloma Virus Conference

Drs. Cremer and Maza give oral presentations of BHI projects at the IPV Conference in Capetown, South Africa, and conduct a site visit to investigate another possible clinical site for research.

January, 2017

Improving Data for Decision-making in Global Cervical Cancer Programmes (ICDDP)

Drs. Maza, Alfaro and Masch collaborate with the CDC Foundation in Washington D.C. to moderate a workshop in how to use the IDCCP toolkits and the facility - based surveys for patient monitoring and evaluation.

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