National Cancer Control Prevention programme



· Raise public awareness among the youth and other vulnerable groups

· Improve human resource

· Health education on lifestyle change


Cancer Control Knowledge into Action-WHO Guide for Effective programs: Module 3.



· Emphasis on creation of awareness on all diseases because this is the pivot point of primary health care.

· There is need to upscale health education and creation of awareness among the populations


Utilization of cervical cancer screening services and its associated factors among primary school teachers, Dar es Salam, Tanzania



· Low utilization of services

· Support from spouse lacking

· 96% never went for screening

· 32% don’t know cervical cancer is preventable


Perceptions of risk and barriers to cervical screening at Moi Teaching and referral Hospital (MTRH), Eldoret, Kenya.



· Previous exposure to reproductive Health services associated with higher awareness

· Individual characteristics e.g. age determine whether a woman will go for services.

· Knowledge of risk factors influenced uptake


Improving access to Cancer Testing and treatment in Kenya



· High cost of treatment after diagnosis

· Low levels of knowledge

· Poor health seeking behaviour

· Increase public awareness

· Implement policies.

· Improve health insurance


Awareness, perception and factors affecting utilization cancer of the cervical screening services among women in Ibadal, Nigeria.



Indicators of lack of awareness include

· Late reporting to hospital for treatment, diagnosis.

· Ignorance

· Cultural issues

· Urgent need for more enlightenment about cervical cancer especially by health workers.

· Should be part of Ante natal clinic education


The Acceptability of Vaginal Smear Self-Collection for Screening for Cervical Cancer; a Systemic Review Clinics



· Self vaginal smear collection was a well-accepted method that would increase in participation in cervical cancer screening.

· Embarrassment during screening

· Improve Health education and awareness


Multiple human papilloma virus infections and HIV seropositivity as risk factors for abnormal cervical cytology, among female sex workers in Nairobi.



Being seroreactive was a risk factor

to developing cervical cancer

Not relevant

Factors influencing utilization of cervical cancer screening services in Embu hospital, Kenya



· 59% doesn’t know of any cervical cancer screening tests.

· 36% have undertaken a test.

· 78% don’t know the risk factors associated with cervical cancer.

· 76% lack information about cervical cancer.


Uptake of cervical cancer screening among HIV positive women in Comprehensive care Centre Nairobi Kenya



· There was access to information to services,

· Adequate knowledge on cervical cancer and screening for the deadly disease.

Not in agreement with knowledge and awareness gap