Cervical most cancers is each treatable and preventable, and the World Well being Group (WHO) has known as for international locations to return collectively to get rid of the illness within the subsequent century.
Nevertheless the illness nonetheless kills greater than 300,000 individuals every year, and ranges of screening, therapy and vaccination should be stepped up to be able to obtain the WHO’s objective.
These challenges are significantly stark in low- and middle-income international locations, the place an absence of funding, staffing and infrastructure are obstacles. Vaccine hesitancy, particularly in gentle of the COVID-19 pandemic, can also be a key downside.
On this Podcast Further, two specialists share their ideas on how finest to beat these obstacles, and make elimination of cervical most cancers a actuality.