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Applying implementation science for new strategies in the prevention and control of cervical cancer in the Peruvian Amazon

Uptown Campus
Diboll Auditorium

Presented by Valerie Paz-Soldan, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Tropical Medicine, Director of Tulane Health Office for Latin America

Friday, March 10th from 12 - 1pm in the Diboll Auditorium 

Lunch will be served after the talk in the Diboll Gallery. If you plan to attend in person, please RSVP. If you are unable to attend in person, you can join us via Zoom.

Dr. Paz Soldan's talk will focus on the participatory process undertaken to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate the Proyecto Precancer, a program designed to improve early detection of cervical cancer in resource limited areas using implementation science frameworks and an underlying systems thinking approach. This project was conducted in the city of Iquitos (estimated population 400K), a city in the middle of the Peruvian rainforest that can only be reached by plane or river. She will also talk about the scale up of this strategy in new regions of Peru, as well as the development of plans to pilot this approach along mobile units in rivers of the rainforest.

Department of Tropical Medicine

For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8954275