The Facts

  • Over four million women worldwide are expected to die from cervical cancer in the next twenty years
  • 80% of these preventable deaths will occur in developing countries
  • The ASPIRE program aims to save thousands of lives by implementing a scalable and affordable integrated cervical cancer screening program in Eastern Africa using self-collection for the human papillomvirus (HPV) The program is community driven and will undertake education and information campaigns to increase knowledge and capacity among healthcare providers.
What happens to a family, community and country when a mother lives instead of dies? This is the fundamental question at the heart of When a Mother Lives, a 23 minute documentary from ASPIRE.