Hpv Proposal

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Women Empowering Women Health Center
Po Box 7234
Lexington, SC 29073

December 6, 2011

Arnold School of Public Health
Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Columbia, SC 29210

re: HPV & Cervical Cancer: A Health Promotion Plan to Promote Awareness and Prevention of HPV & Cervical Cancer

Dear Dr. Brandt:

I am writing to request funding for a program that is designed to bring awareness and prevention to Human Papillomavirus (HPV), which causes virtually all cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, while encouraging a healthier lifestyle among young minority girls ages 10-18 in the state of South Carolina. Many young girls are at risk of getting the HPV virus due to lack of education and awareness about the virus.

The program that we are launching is relatively simple. WEWHC is a non-profit organization that prides itself on educating the public about sexually transmitted infections/diseases. We are dedicated to empowering the public and proving them with the necessary tools and resources to make sound and educated judgments. Our staff is compiled of volunteers to include nurses, social workers, administrative assistants, health care physicians, and psychologists. Our motto is, “It takes a village.” With this concept in mind, the staff at WEWHC knows and understands the importance of having more than one person involved in helping the community. After one year the program will be evaluated by an independent source to determine the success of the program and it is during this time that adjustments will be made accordingly, if need be.

Our proposal requests $10,200 to help with the cost of the vaccine, marketing, computer software, hardware, training, and other materials necessary for the success of this project.

This is a program that will empower others to educate not only themselves but others in their…...

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