Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control: a healthier future for girls and women

Comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control: a healthier future for girls and women: This guidance note advocates a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control. It is aimed at senior policy makers and programme managers. It describes the need to deliver effective interventions from childhood through to adulthood, including community education, social mobilization, HPV vaccination, screening, treatment and palliative care. It also outlines the complementary strategies for comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control, and highlights collaboration across national health programmes (particularly immunisation, reproductive health, cancer control and adolescent health), organisations and partners.

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