One of the projects carried out by the Friends of Monkole Foundation, is the Elikia Project:
What is the ELIKIA Project?
The ELIKIA project seeks an economically sustainable alternative to reduce the high mortality rate of cervical cancer in the D. R. of Congo
How is the ELIKIA Project carried out?
Dr. Luis Chiva, project director, and his team regularly travel to Monkole Hospital, in Kinshasa to perform free HPV testing on Congolese women
Dr. Chiva, principal investigator of the cervical cancer screening project, together with his team.
How does the ELIKIA Project help women?
With the 5th campaign of early diagnosis ongoing, the project has already reached thousands of women who have avoided developing cervical cancer
What does the ELIKIA Project aim to achieve?
To extrapolate this methodology throughout Africa, saving thousands of lives each year