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PRESCRIP-TEC Nominated for Computable Awards 2021 in the Care Project Category

Cervical cancer is a leading cause of death among women in resource-poor or hard-to-reach settings in the world, especially sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. These regions account for 85% of global cases of cervical cancer. Here people have little or no access to healthcare. Conventional screening programs are largely ineffective in reducing pressure on hospitals, … Read more

New WHO recomendations for screening and treatment of cervical cancer.

WHO recommendations for cervical cancer

In order to reach the 2030 targets for cervical cancer elimination, the World Health Organization is launching two new products: WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention, second edition. IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention Volume 18 – Cervical Cancer Screening. On Tuesday, 6 July, 2021 there will be … Read more

How Trnava, Slovakia and the whole World are committed to eliminating cervical cancer

Cervical cancer slovakia

In 2018, an estimated 570.000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed worldwide, moving the disease to fourth place in the ranking of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women. The world has decided to take action. Overall incidence and mortality are higher in low- and middle-income countries, but are not avoided in more developed … Read more

The world glows teal for cervical cancer elimination

Building in teal to fight against cervix cancer

Cancer of the cervix of the uterus is preventable and curable. Yet it is the fourth most common form of cancer among women. In 2018, around 570.000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide, and 311.000 died of the disease. Few diseases reflect global inequities as much as cervical cancer Nearly 90% of the deaths … Read more