Ms Bo Verberckmoes
Bo has a Master in Medicine and is last year student in obstetrics and gynecology. Currently, she started as a doctoral student working on the ELEVATE-project. Meanwhile, she works at the Women’s Clinic at the University Hospital of Ghent as a gynecologist in training with a special interest in pelvic oncology.
Projects of Bo
A Community-based HPV screening Implementation in Low-Income countries - CHILI
Cervical cancer is the 4th most common cancer in women worldwide, with up to 85% of the burden in resource restricted countries. Early detection of precancer has shown to be successful in reducing cancer incidence and mortality, however, a global implementation of this approach is hampered by culture and resource differences between countries.
Project ongoing Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Cervical cancer and HPV
ELEVATE: EarLy dEtection of cerVical cAncer in hard-to-reach populations of women through portable and point-of-care HPV TEsting
The ELEVATE consortium wants to empower women to screen for their cervical cancer risk in any setting while guaranteeing rapid and easy-to-understand results