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Cervical Cancer is the second most prevalent cancer amongst women in Ghana. Despite this statistic, cervical cancer also happens to be one of the most successfully treatable forms of cancer once detected early.
There are a myriad of tools used in screening, diagnosing and treating cervical cancer. The use of these tools, and their adequacy, consistently evolves. This course will update participants on the current trends in cervical cancer management from a multidisciplinary perspective; from the lens of a pharmacist, a doctor and a nurse.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to;
• develop a practical working understanding of cervical cancer.
• update their knowledge on the holistic approach in Cervical Cancer prevention and treatment
• understand and appreciate the role of the pharmacist in the management of cervical cancer
BSc, MBChB, FWACS, Post-Doc Fellow
Senior Lecturer; Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Consultant Obstetrician Gynecologist. Chair; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Korle-bu Teaching hospital, Accra, Ghana. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Ghana
Samuel Antwi Oppong is an enthusiastic physician-scientist with a passion for service and research to help reduce suffering and death among pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD), that of their newborns, as well as other contributing diseases to maternal mortality.View full profile / courses
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital
Fredrica Korankye is a dedicated and passionate Nurse/Midwife with about 10years working experience managing gynaecological and reproductive health problems including cervical cancer. She holds a Diploma in Midwifery from the Nursing and Midwifery Training College Sekondi, and a BSc Nursing from the University of Ghana Legon.View full profile / courses
B.Pharm, MSc. Clinical Pharmacy
Specialist Clinical Pharmacist
Greater Accra Regional hospital
Maame Ewurabena Ansah is a Pharmacist with over 18 years’ experience in hospital practice.View full profile / courses