dimanche 30 novembre 2014
Cervical cancer situation in D.R.Congo: Dr Sahani’s presentation at CDC, Atlanta/GA-USA
After the SGO Annual Meeting in Tampa/FL, another meeting was held in Atlanta/Georgia-USA to allow Dr Mateus meeting with some people at CDC headquarter and can help building partnership to sustain the cervical cancer prevention program in Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Mateus met with many people on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at different time and different places in the headquarter’s office. From 11:00 to 12:00, Dr Mateus did a presentation on cervical cancer situation in Democratic Republic of Congo, the leadership role that Agir Ensemble and Hope Medical Center are undertaking to initiate the program in the country, the way to change things, the way help DRC and specified what are the main challenges and how to overcome them. For the visit, Dr Mateus was accompanied by his mentor, Dr Makeda Williams from the NCI, Center for Global Health and the visit was directed by Jeff Glen from CDC. We sincerely thank all people who were involved for the success of our visit, especially Dr Ted Trimble (NCI), Dr Makeda Williams (NCI), Jeff Glen (CDC), Jackie Miller (CDC), etc. The agenda of Dr Mateus’s visit at CDC is detailed below: Dr. Mateus Sahani visit to CDC Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Agenda POC: Jeff Glen, 801-550-2142 8:15 – 9:00 am Travel and entry to CDC Chamblee Campus 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 9:00 – 10:00 am Meeting with DCPC National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program • Jackie Miller, Medical Officer Chamblee Campus, Bldg 107, Room 4D 10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting with DCPC HPV Workgroup Chamblee Campus, Bldg 107 , Room 1A 11:00 – 12:00 pm Presentation Chamblee Campus, Bldg 107, Room 1A 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch Travel and entry to CDC Roybal Campus 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30333 1:00 – 1:30 pm Meeting with Global Immunization Division • Ben Dahl, Epidemiologist Roybal Campus, Bldg 19, Room 246 1:30 – 3:00 pm Meeting with CDC HPV laboratory • Beth Unger, Director Roybal Campus, Bldg 23, 4th Floor 3:00 – 4:00 pm Tour of CDC Museum Roybal Campus After the different meetings, a tour was organized to visit the CDC Museum with Jeff Glen and Makeda Williams.