Prevention and Control of Cervical Cancer (New WHO guide)

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3,DECEMBER 2014 MELBOURNE: New guidance from WHO aims to help countries better prevent and control cervical cancer. The disease is one of the world’s deadliest – but most easily preventable – forms of cancer for women, responsible for more than 270 000 deaths annually, 85% of which occur in developing countries.


The new “Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice” will be launched at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne, Australia on 3 December 2014.

The main elements in the new guidance are:

  • Vaccinate 9 to 13-year-old girls with two doses of HPV vaccine 
  • Use HPV tests to screen women for cervical cancer prevention.
  • Communicate more widely.
  • Addressing inequities

Read also:  Annual report of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) 2073/74 (2016/2017)
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