In a region characterized by high rates of adolescent pregnancy and great income inequality, our services—which include contraception, gynecological consultations, and cervical cancer screenings and prevention—are more essential than ever. Our Mobile Health Unit initiative travel through remote...Read more
Cervical cancer is the most prevalent and lethal cancer among women in Bolivia, creating a serious public health and economic burden for an already struggling country. Our Member Association in Bolivia, CIES, began a successful cervical cancer prevention project and vaccinated more than 75,000...Read more
Cervical cancer is the most prevalent and lethal cancer among women in Bolivia, creating a serious public health and economic burden for an already struggling country. Our Member Association in Bolivia, CIES, began a successful cervical cancer prevention project and vaccinated more than 75,000...Read more
In a region characterized by high rates of adolescent pregnancy and great income inequality, our services—which include contraception, gynecological consultations, and cervical cancer screenings and prevention—are needed now more than ever. Our Mobile Health Unit initiative responds to these needs...Read more
In a region characterized by high rates of adolescent pregnancy and great income inequality, our services—which include contraception, gynecological consultations, and cervical cancer screenings and prevention—are needed now more than ever. Our Mobile Health Unit initiative responds to these needs...Read more
On November 7th, the Departmental Council of Youth, the Women's Civic Committee, and the Archdiocese of Santa Cruz, a conservative city in Bolivia, called for a “March for Life” against the decriminalization of abortion in the country. The pro-life coalition used the slogan “from conception to...Read more
On November 7th, the Departmental Council of Youth, the Women's Civic Committee, and the Archdiocese of Santa Cruz, a conservative city in Bolivia, called for a “March for Life” against the decriminalization of abortion in the country. The pro-life coalition used the slogan “from conception to...Read more
More than five million Bolivians live in poverty and approximately six million Bolivians are excluded from basic health services. For over two decades, CIES, IPPF/WHR’s Member Association in Bolivia, has played a lead role in addressing this critical situation. In 2009 the Bolivian government...Read more
More than five million Bolivians live in poverty and approximately six million Bolivians are excluded from basic health services. For over two decades, CIES, IPPF/WHR’s Member Association in Bolivia, has played a lead role in addressing this critical situation. In 2009 the Bolivian government...Read more
In January, health providers throughout the United States recognized Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, reminding women and adolescent girls of the steps needed to prevent this disease. The good news is that cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers when caught early. It is caused by...Read more