OTHERS

OTHERS

Regular screening camps are conducted in collaboration with local organizations   Marwari Community In 2015, cervical cancer screening through VIA method was done for 64 women. The camp was conducted in collaboration with the Agarwal community in their community hall in Kathmandu. All positive women were referred to a collaborating hospital for further treatment. Himalayan community In 2016, NFCC in […]

SOLUKHUMBU

SOLUKHUMBU

Solukhumbu is the gateway to to Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Solukhumbu district located in Province 1 covers a total area of 3,312 km2 and has a population of 105,886. In collaboration with Lukla hospital managed by the Nicole Niquille Foundation, NFCC conducted three cervical cancer screening camps in 2017 in Lukla (March 9-11), Khunde (March 13-14) […]

JHAPA

JHAPA

Jhapa district is located in Province 1 of eastern Nepal with the total area of 1,606 km2. The current population of Jhapa is 647,492 and the average population density is around 400 per square km. Birtamod is a head quarter of the district. As Jhapa district is bordered by India in the South, it is also considered as gateway to […]

ACCHAM

ACCHAM

Achham is a remote district located in Province 7 of in Far West Nepal. The total area of Accham is 1692 km² and the current population is 257477. Mangalsen is the district headquarter whereas Sanphebagar is the most popular town in Achham which also boasts one of the few airplane landing strips in Far West Nepal. On July 5, 2013, NFCC […]

KHOKANA, LALITPUR

KHOKANA, LALITPUR

Khokana is a small village development committee on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley and located in Lalitpur district. Khokana has a population of 4927 people who are primarily Newar, the natives of the Kathmandu valley. Khokana was selected as screening site primarily due to the homogeneity in population as well as it being relatively untouched by migration. A screening camp […]

HPV TESTING MACHINE INSTALLATION

HPV TESTING MACHINE INSTALLATION

NFCC in collaboration with the University of Alabama (UAB), Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing machine has been installed at Reliable Diagnostic Laboratory, Gongabu, Kathmandu. This HPV test machine is capable to detect the presence of 13 high-risk HPV genotypes (16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59 and 68)- a virus that can cause abnormalities in the […]