Cervical Cancer and HPV Immunization Awareness
CHIPS Emerges during Training of Trainers - Feb 2020
The purpose of this initial meeting was to orient the trainees about the project's intervention goal, activities and strategy. During this session, they designed the moto for the program C.H.I.P.S. "Cervical cancer kills, HPV Immunization Prevents it, while it's Safe, convenient and free." They also contributed towards designing a sensitization package for each target group about cervical cancer and HPV prevention in Bushenyi district.
Dr. Christina Blanchard-Horan, led the HPV awareness campaign Training of Trainers marketing segment. She also conducted key informant interviews and met with the district health officials, e.g. the DHO and training team from RHU. Overall, she said, "The visit was a big success. In addition to holding a well attended and well run training ,we were able to get buy-in from key persons at district and community levels, which is critical to changing community perspectives about the HPV vaccinations, in particular."