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Peru

  1. Published: August 2018
    Type: Article
  2. Our partnerships with the Peruvian government and local cancer organization bring early breast cancer detection to women in their communities.
    Published: January 2018
    Type: Article
  3. In Peru, a new approach to delivering breast cancer care shows potential to save thousands of women’s lives.
    Published: October 2016
    Type: Article
  4. To aid decision-makers interested in HPV vaccine introduction or scale-up, in 2014–2016 the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and PATH conducted the first comprehensive review of HPV vaccine delivery experiences across 46 low- and middle-income countries.These experiences have helped countries learn valuable lessons about effective methods for garnering parental acceptance and reaching young adolescent girls with the vaccine, at relatively low delivery costs. The lessons learnt from these countries can provide critical information for policymakers and programme planners on how best to prepare, deliver, and sustain HPV vaccines.Highlights include key findings and lessons from HPV vaccination experience across five themes: preparation, communications, delivery, achievements, and sustainability. Also addressed are the value of demonstration projects and potential HPV vaccination pitfalls.
    Published: October 2016
    Type: Resource Page
  5. PATH's Community-Based Program for Breast Health expands breast-cancer care to women in low-resource settings in Peru. Together with our partners, we have tested and implemented novel approaches for the early detection, diagnosis, and care of women with breast cancer in the northern La Libertad region of Peru.
    Published: August 2016
    Type: Resource Page
  6. Her grandmother, a pioneering midwife in Peru, inspired Milka Dinev’s lifelong passion for reproductive health.
    Published: July 2016
    Type: Article
  7. Over the past 15 years, PATH has worked in low-and middle-income countries, including Ghana, Peru, Rwanda, and Ukraine, to evaluate and strengthen breast cancer early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. We use our technical capacity, country presence, and extensive global and in-country networks to pursue culturally appropriate programmatic and technological innovations to extend survival and improve quality of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
    Published: May 2016
    Type: Resource Page
  8. Empowerment plays a strong role in the treatment of women’s cancers by reducing disparities in health care access.
    Published: January 2016
    Type: Article
  9. In Peru, one extraordinary staff member leads a breast cancer screening program, and her work is helping thousands.
    Published: November 2015
    Type: Article
  10. In 2006, UNICEF, the Peruvian Ministry of Health, and PATH performed an evaluation in Peru to assess perceptions of acceptability and safety of automatic retractable syringes in an immunization setting and their affect on waste disposal. The evaluation showed that retractable syringes were seen as a reliable, easy-to-use, preferred alternative to standard disposables in the campaign setting. The evaluation also found that retractable syringes have the potential to improve the safe management of sharps waste.
    Published: October 2008
    Type: Resource Page
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