Cervical most cancers could possibly be eradicated: right here’s how

Obtain the Nature Podcast 4 February 2024

Cervical most cancers is each treatable and preventable, and the World Well being Group (WHO) has known as for international locations to come back collectively to remove the illness within the subsequent century.

Nevertheless the illness nonetheless kills greater than 300,000 folks every year, and ranges of screening, therapy and vaccination have to 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 a scarcity of funding, staffing and infrastructure are obstacles. Vaccine hesitancy, particularly in mild of the COVID-19 pandemic, can be a key drawback.

On this Podcast Further, two specialists share their ideas on how greatest to beat these obstacles, and make elimination of cervical most cancers a actuality.

Remark: Cervical most cancers kills 300,000 folks a yr — right here’s how you can pace up its elimination

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