December 18, 2016

What are the ethical implications of purposely designing a less effective treatment for resource-limited settings?

There are four main principles of healthcare ethics, these are: autonomy-the right of patients to make their own decisions regarding their health...

December 17, 2016

 When designing and studying the POCkeT colposcope, researchers considered how to balance financial constraints with ethical concerns   over treatment efficacy. In cases of cervical cancer, early detection is critical. It affords the opportunity for less inva...

December 16, 2016


mHealth is the general term for the use of mobile phones and other wireless technology in medical care. mHealth has the potential to transform the face of health delivery across the globe for a myriad of reasons. In the past few years, rapid advanc...

December 15, 2016

mHealth is a term used to define mobile health service. mHealth covers a broad range of medical capabilities that refers to the use of mobile phones and internet technologies to provide direct and preventative medical services. mHealth has now become a corner...

December 14, 2016

How the POCkeT Colposcope addresses issues related to cervical cancer care in LMICs and Ways in which the device can be improved

WHO guidelines for cervical cancer screening in low resource settings outline a see-and-treat approach which involves visual inspec...

December 11, 2016

Peru, like many other low-middle income countries (LMICs), has high incidence rate of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the most prevalent cancer in compare to other cancers in women of all ages, which calls for the increasing needs of effective and efficie...

Cervical Cancer Screening & Treatment

What are the key components of a screening test for cervical cancer? How are these different in a resource-limited setting?

a.  Resource-Rich Settings

Cervical cancer is the easiest cancer to prevent due to its long progress...

December 6, 2016

Technology innovation in the last century has tremendously improve the quality of life. Increasing number of new technology is continuously shaping the healthcare system. However the implementation of technology has to be tailored to a specific context. Compl...

December 5, 2016


In 2009, the quadrivalent HPV vaccine was licensed in the USA for men and in 2011, the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended routine use of the vaccines for boys aged 11–21 years, with approval for administration up to age 26...

December 4, 2016

In the United States, 96% of cervix cancer is attributable to human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the 2004-2008 data from the National Program of Cancer Registries (1). Cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination is largely known to reduce the rate of...

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