Cervical cancer prevention saves lives in Bangladesh

In the new edition of the Wilde Ganzen Magazine there is a nice article about the work of the Female Cancer Foundation. Together with Wilde Ganzen we are fighting for a world without cervical cancer, we are very happy with this cooperation. Together we can save lives in Bangladesh. How? You can read that below.

In rural Bangladesh, people have hardly any access to medical care. As a result, more than half of the approximately 12,000 women who contract cervical cancer die. Unnecessary, because if diagnosed in time, the majority can be cured. That is why the local Land Development Project Bangladesh (SLOPB) foundation and the Dutch organisation Female Cancer Foundation (FCF) are fighting this disease together.

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International Women's Day 2014

Currently, every 2 minutes somewhere in the world a woman dies unnecessarily from cervical cancer. This is easy and preventable with few resources. That is what every strong woman should stand for. This statement was developed completely selflessly by Bernd Out and Annamara Hamersma.

In the Netherlands, cervical cancer is almost always preventable or curable through prevention and access to care, but in Third World countries, unfortunately, this is not the case. Female Cancer Foundation provides cervical cancer treatment for women in developing countries. With our film, we want to generate more awareness for our mission: to eliminate cervical cancer from the world. In addition, we want to create awareness of this disease among the Dutch public.

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