WHO gives new recommendations for screening and treatment of cervical cancer as decline in screening of breast and cervical cancer witnessed

SWITZERLAND – World Health Organization (WHO) and Human Reproduction Programme (HRP) have launched new guidelines to help countries make faster progress, more and equitably, on the screening and treatment of cancer. The guidelines includes some important shifts in WHO’s recommended approaches to cervical screening, and includes a total of 23 recommendations and 7 good practice statements. Among the 23 recommendations, 6 are identical for both the general population of women and for women living with HIV and 12 are different and specific for each population. For the 7 good practice…

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