MedGyn was invited to speak at the US-Angola Global Conference on the topic of the “State of Healthcare in Angola” in Houston, Texas in early May. The event was sponsored by the US Chamber of Commerce in Angola and the Angola Embassy. The issue of cervical cancer prevention was discussed along with MedGyn’s Cryotherapy System as a recommended method of treatment. The attendees included several high-ranking public officials in Angola, the Ambassador of Angola, the Mayor of Houston, and executives from multi-national corporations including Chevron and Exxon Mobile. MedGyn received very positive feedback from the attendees.
The global women’s health diagnostics market was valued at $13,133 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $21,501 million in 2023. Women are more prone to obesity and reproduction related issues as compared to men. Women’s health diagnostics include screening, testing or diagnosing, and monitoring of several women-related disorders namely breast cancer, ovarian, cancer, cervical cancer, menopause, and pregnancy.
Pathfinder has worked to increase access to cervical cancer prevention services with HIV-positive women in Ethiopia. They implemented a single-day approach to detection and treatment in several facilities using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System.
Dr. Patricia Gordon has worked tirelessly to treat women in impoverished countries with cervical cancer using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. She has set up “see and treat” clinics around the world using MedGyn’s Cryotherapy.
Dr. Victoria Mui is shown in video treating women with cervical cancer in Uganda with the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. Through the efforts of Bulamu Healthcare, MedGyn’s Cryotherapy was accessible to women in need in Uganda.
Dr. Maggie Carpenter and team established cervical cancer programs in Ethiopia which screened and treated over 1,000 women using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. MedGyn is honored to work with Go Doc Go and other NGOs to promote women’s health worldwide.
U.S. Department of Commerce healthcare delegates from CIS countries visited MedGyn headquarters to learn about the product line in women’s health. Delegates included physicians, hospital administrators, and distributors all of whom have a significant impact in bringing innovative medical devices to their countries. Medgyn was honored to host the delegates to improve women’s health in their region.
11 new “see and treat” centers were opened by Cure Cervical Cancer (CCC) in Haiti. 22 medical professionals were trained on the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. Haiti is noted as having the highest number of reported cases of cervical cancer in the world. Medgyn was honored to be part of the CCC missions in improving women’s healthcare worldwide.