Uganda Cervical Cancer Education Program C.H.I.P.S.
The C.H.I.P.S. program using a participatory approach to Training of Trainers, which brings Cervical Cancer prevention messages to communities through Village Health Team Workers, Community Leaders, Facility Health Workers, and Parent-Teacher Organizations. Cervical cancer is caused by sexually acquired infection with certain types of HPV. There are two HPV types (16 and 18) that cause as much as 70% of cervical cancers and pre-cancerous cervical lesions. Evidence also links HPV with cancers of the anus, vulva, vagina, penis, and oropharynx.
Uganda Kyamuhunga sub-county VHTs perform a song they wrote about Cervical cancer awareness and HPV prevention through immunization.
Cervical Cancer Kills!
HPV causes it
Prevention that is
Safe, free and convenient
Song Recognizes the Ishaka Health Plan
The music presented by nurse-midwives and lay health workers and VHTs introduces the benefits of the Ishaka Health Plan
The song solicits girls to get vaccinated.