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The Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies aspires to make cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment more accessible and more effective for women worldwide. We believe that healthy bodies spur healthy minds, and only through empowered women do communities thrive. By placing women at the center, GWHT leverages technology to create sustainable ecosystems of change. 

 GWHT SPOTLIGHT: November 2019

Project HOPE: Changing the future of cervical cancer in Peru

Our Center is collaborating with the former Health Minister of Peru, Professor Patty Garcia, and her team to create a women-centered model of cervical cancer prevention. Such model is made possible through the innovative program, HOPE. Click the video to learn more.


Professor Ramanujam Wins 2020 SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award

The Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award is presented for extraordinary achievements in biophotonics technology development that show strong promise or potential impact in biology, medicine, and biomedical optics. Professor Ramanujam was recognized for her development of disruptive low-cost, high-performance technologies to enable see-and-treat paradigms for cervical cancer prevention. Click below to learn more.


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Monday, Dec. 4th: Professor Ramanujam to speak at UC Davis

Professor Ramanujam will be among the prominent speakers at UC Davis' Biophotonics and Bioimaging Distinguished Seminar Series. Organized by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Professor Ramanujam's talk, "A Technological Approach to Tackling Invisible Barriers to Cancer Progression and Death," will focus on the efforts to develop point of care technologies for women's health – in particular breast and cervical cancers.


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