Saving the World’s Women from Cervical Cancer

July 13, 2016

 

On June 30, 2016 the New England Journal of Medicine published an excellent article regarding screening women in low resource countries for cervical disease. Many of the issues addressed in this journal article are consistent with what Family Health Ministries has learned over the last 15 years in Haiti.
We recently formed a new organization called “Haiti sans Cervical Cancer” which is bring the many different organizations in Haiti together to work on standards of care. It is the hope, that with direction from the Ministry of Health, a national cervical prevention program can expand services to more women in Haiti.

 

FHM News

Representatives of the UNC School of Nursing, Rhonda Lanning and Leslie Hackenbracht traveled to Haiti last week with Family Health Ministries. They were in country for the opening of the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center. The Center saw more than 50 patients during their first 3 days of operation. It was wonderfulRead More

The Global Health PLUS (Placement of Life Changing Usable Surplus) Program, in association with Duke Global Health Institute, allowed Family Health Ministries to glean hospital equipment from inventory to use for the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Haiti. The mission of Duke Global Health PLUS is to make this surplus medical equipmentRead More

Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. We have a day for giving thanks. We have a day for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, communityRead More

PIZZA WITH A PURPOSE! Join us Sunday, August 16th anytime during the day to dine out for Haiti at California Pizza Kitchen at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road #154, Durham, NC 27713. 20% of your check will be donated to Family Health Ministries including dine in, take out,Read More