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Uber and Healthtracka Partner to Provide Cervical Cancer Screening for Women Drivers in Nigeria

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Uber Nigeria and Healthtracka ,a digital health platform that makes lab testing easy and convenient have Partnered to  provide self-sampling cervical cancer tests for women drivers on the platform.

The  partnership which was announced on the International women’s day  will enable women drivers in Lagos to receive an HPV Self-Sampling Kit from Healthtracka which will allow women drivers who are always on the road, do the screening  at the most convenient time.

 Tope Akinwumi, Uber Country Manager, Nigeria said,“We are proud to partner with Healthtracka to support women drivers by playing a role in the early detection of cervical cancer. Through this collaboration, we can increase screening, support early detection of the disease and help provide some peace of mind not only for women drivers but for their communities too.”

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After screening samples are taken to the laboratory,then confidential results will be availed through a  secure online account in seven days. The Healthtracka team will  also be available on a call to explain the results and provide guidance on the next steps.

During the event, Ifeoluwa Dare-Johnson, CEO at Healthtracka added, “We are pleased to team up with Uber to roll out this important initiative, which will help more women take steps to take charge of their health.

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“With cervical cancer affecting a significant part of the population, early detection and creating awareness of the disease are important ways of making a difference.

“We believe this partnership is a step in the right direction to ensure that women have equal access to healthcare and we commend Healthtracka for the work they are doing,” concludes Akinwumi.

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Milcah Lukhanyu
Milcah Lukhanyu
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