Cesaltina Lorenzoni

Year: 2022

Dr. Lorenzoni is being honored with the IGCS Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings for her work and determination to improve cervical cancer prevention and treatment in Mozambique. She is the Head and Coordinator of the National Cancer Control Program (Ministry of Health) where she works with the government to increase access to cervical cancer screening and prevention. She is also the Director of Science and Teaching at Maputo Central Hospital (HCM), the major and referra..

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Olha Hoptyana and PTGO

Year: 2022

Dr. Ohla Hoptyana, Gynecologic Oncologist at the National Cancer Institute in Kyiv Ukraine is being honored with the IGCS Global Humanitarian Award for her instrumental role in coordinating care for gynecologic cancer patients in need during the war in Ukraine. Dr. Hoptyana is one of many noble citizens and clinicians who surpassed their duty of care by standing by the patients under their care, even under the threat of war and the sound of sirens. She worked closely with contacts at the Polish ..

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René Pareja

Year: 2021

Dr. Pareja is being honored with the IGCS Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings in recognition for his outreach throughout Latin America and beyond. René has been an amazing teacher for fellows in Colombia and served as an International Mentor for the IGCS Global Curriculum and Mentorship Program in Guatemala. He also helps established doctors and trainees throughout Latin America often serving as a catalyst for collaborative efforts to increase access to education and tr..

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Asima Mukhopadhyay

Year: 2021

Dr. Mukhopadhyay is being honored with the IGCS Award for Community Advancement in Resource-Limited Settings in recognition for her commitment to improving gynecologic oncology services in her home county of India and other low- and middle-income countries. She advocates for women in medicine and her mentorship efforts with training sites in Nepal and Kolkata to build their capacity for sustainable fellowship training though the IGCS Gynecologic Oncology Global Curriculum and Mentorship Program ..

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Tri Dinh

Year: 2021

Dr. Dinh is being honored with the IGCS Global Humanitarian Award for his commitment to quality patient care that extends to his homeland in Vietnam. As President and founder of Project TVD (Team of Volunteer Doctors), he has trained countless physicians and nurses. As an international mentor, he was instrumental in launching the first pilot site of the IGCS Global Curriculum and Mentorship Program in Vietnam, which was also the first fellowship program in gynecologic oncology in Vietnam. In all..

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Jorge Saad Souen

Year: 2019

For his work in Brazil to promote early detection, prevention and optimal treatment of women affected by gynecologic cancers, this award recognizes steadfast dedication to improving care in local communities through leadership and facilitation of advanced medical education and training in resource-limited settings...

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Agnes Binagwaho

Year: 2018

For the initiation and supervision of several successful community vaccination programmes including the very successful HPV vaccination programme in Rwanda and the establishment of a family planning campaign. About Prof. Agnes Binagwaho In 2017, Professor Binagwaho was named Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, an initiative of Partner In Health. From 2002-2016, she served the Rwandan Health Sector in high-level government positions, first as the Executive Secretary of Rwan..

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Edward Trimble

Year: 2018

For developing initiatives and collaborating with low- and middle-income countries to support cancer control planning, build capacity and support cancer research and training. They have been instrumental in assisting IGCS to make inroads into under penetrated regions of the world. About Dr. Edward Trimble In 2011 Dr. Harold Varmus, then Director of the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) appointed Dr. Trimble the founding Director of NCI’s new Center for Global Health (CGH). Under Dr. Trimble..

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Kathleen Schmeler

Year: 2016

Dr. Kathleen Schmeler is an Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She graduated from Clarkson University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and then went on to receive her medical degree with The Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Women & Infants’ Hospital/Brown University followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at MD And..

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Lynette Denny

Year: 2016

Lynette Denny is the Chair and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and registered sub-specialist in gynaecological oncology at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town. Her research interest for the past 15 years has been in preventing cervical cancer in low resource settings and she has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on the subject. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous international conferences. She was awarded the “Distinguished Scientist for Improving the Qua..

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