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Breakthrough in Bolivia: From Detection to Treatment of Precancerous Cervical Lesions

Pro Mujer began offering routine Pap smears when it first opened its health clinic in El Alto, Bolivia, 15 years ago. Now, thanks to obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Victor Conde and Pro Mujer’s preventive health campaign coordinator Gaby Quispe, our El Alto facility is pioneering the use of a test that allows immediate on-site detection of precancerous…
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A Proactive Approach to Mitigating Cardiovascular Disease

By Dr. Osvaldo Sosa, Health and Human Development Manager, Pro Mujer in Argentina (PMA) In mid-May, we launched a four-month long campaign with the aim of developing a better understanding of the health-related challenges our clients face and providing screenings for cardiovascular diseases. The goal of this campaign, which was implemented in our 15 community…
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Ana Garcia: this is my story

Ana Garcia is a 35-year-old mother of two, a fish vendor and a Pro Mujer client. Ana will journey to New York to share her experiences at our 2009 Benefit on October 29th. This is Ana’s story: My name is Ana Luz Garcia. I was born in Poneloya, a small coastal town in León, in…
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