Assessing the Challenges of Fibroids: Ghana Perspective
Assessing The Challenges Of Fibroids: Ghana Perspective The following paper presents a study on Assessing the Challenges of Fibroids: Ghana Perspective. Through the use of qualitative data, we investigated the distribution of facilities with the capacity to provide surgical intervention to uterine fibroids, assessed the challenges of the disease amongst women and more. These results …
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2022 Summer Research Fellows visit to Ghana
A partnership with the University of Chicago Center for Global Health has become a great success for our work in Ghana. This summer, two (2) research fellows – Thembi Ndebele an MPH candidate specializing in Epidemiology/Global Health and Narvella Sefah of the Medical School University of Chicago, are currently in Ghana supporting the Fibroid Foundation …
Speakers at the first virtual African Conference on Uterine Fibroid have called on African countries to allocate funds to a study on uterine fibroids, a public health burden in the region.
They explained that research investment was crucial to managing the scourge across the continent. They added that in spite of the widespread occurrence, research deficit and lack of data on fibroids had created a gap that hindered evidence-based interventions and policy decisions in addressing the needs of women with the disease. Conference The speakers included …
Speakers at the first virtual African Conference on Uterine Fibroid have called on African countries to allocate funds to a study on uterine fibroids, a public health burden in the region. Read More »
What should be done to create more awareness on fibroids among black women?
Studies have shown that 70-80% of women will get fibroids in their lifetime. Black women carry the burden of uterine fibroids, at a much higher rate than their racial counterparts. Some women with fibroids remain asymptomatic and may go through their entire life without knowing they have the disease. The exact cause remains elusive and …
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Fibroids- A Global Discussion
On 21st August 2021, the Global Fibroids Alliance hosted a virtual global panel discussion featuring speakers from Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Ghana, France, the UK and the US. Panelists explored the challenges faced by women living with fibroids, how their organisations are trying to address these challenges and what is needed …
The Premier African Conference on Uterine Fibroids – Day 2 Q&A’s
The second day of the Premier African Conference on Uterine Fibroids.
The Premier African Conference on Uterine Fibroids- Day 1 Q&A’s.
The Premiere African Conference on Uterine Fibroids was held last week. If you missed it, you can catch up by clicking on the title.