Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control: A Healthier Future for Girls and Women

This World Health Organization Guidance Note advocates for a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control and is aimed at senior policy makers and programme managers. It describes the need to deliver effective interventions across the female life course from childhood through to adulthood. These include community education, social mobilization, HPV vaccination, screening, treatment and palliative care. It outlines the complementary strategies for comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control, and highlights collaboration across national health programmes (particularly immunization, reproductive health, cancer control and adolescent health), organizations and partners.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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Also known as: Approche globale de prévention et de lutte contre le cancer du col de l’utérus: vers une meilleure santé pour les femmes et les jeunes filles

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Also known as: Prevenção e controle de amplo alcance do câncer do colo do útero: um futuro mais saudável para meninas e mulheres

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Also known as: Комплексная профилактика рака шейки матки и борьба с ним — здоровое будущее для девочек и женщин

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Also known as: Prevención y control integrales del cáncer cervicouterino: un futuro más saludable para niñas y mujeres

Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Topics: Introduction and service delivery, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global