Announcements A Joint Statement on Technical, legal, ethical and implementation concerns regarding Aarogya Setu and other apps introduced during COVID-19 in India by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN)   |   Submission to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on behalf of Hub5 (HEaL Institute, APU, Seher-CHSJ, and IAPH) – COPASAH on human rights issues confronted by ASHAS and ANMs during the Covid-19 pandemic | Aug 7, 2020   |   Letter to MMC by FMES, PUCL-MH, FAOW, and MFC urging to restore its order suspending licenses of two doctors accused of abetting the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi

Cervical cancer screening and vaccination in India

Surendra S Shastri

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2010.016


Abstract

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women in the less developed countries which account for 80% of the global burden of the disease and over 80% of the global mortality due to cervical cancer. Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region account for about 60% of cervical cancer cases worldwide. An estimated 2,05,496 new cases and 1,19,097 deaths due to cervical cancer will occur in India by 2020, contributing to 29% and 30% respectively of the global burden of cervical cancer cases and mortality.

Full Text

HTML PDF

Keywords

N/A

Refbacks

There are currently no refbacks.

Article Views

PDF Downloads

Click here to support US