Generation Health Joins the Cervical Cancer Awareness Movement

Compliments of the new season! A time we plan for the year and what a better time to keep urging women to get screened for cervical cancer. According to the Lancet Journal, “each year, more than half a million women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and the disease results in over 300 000 deaths worldwide.” To bring it closer to home it accounts for close to one third of cancers in Black Zimbabwean women and is also the number one cause of cancer deaths in Zimbabwe. Caroline Mbofana – Dyirakumunda…

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HIV Positive Women Urged To Regularly Screen For Cervical Cancer

THE Zimbabwe Association of Church Related Hospitals (ZACH) has warned that  women living with HIV were more prone to cervical cancer and therefore should get screened more frequently. By Patricia Mashiri Speaking during Cervical cancer and HIV and the impact of COVID-19 on screening services virtual meeting, HIV Positive Women Urged To Regularly Screen For Cervical Cancer, Dr Onai  Diura-Vere ZACH Technical Advisor said,”85 percent of women with cervical and HIV live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Women with HIV are at a higher risk of developing cervical cancer compared with HIV…

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How Early Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Saved Gutu Woman’s Life

HiCERVICAL cancer has become one of the leading causes of death in women in the 21st century. According to Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) statistics, cervical cancer kills not less than 2000 women annually in Zimbabwe. HealthTimes Repoter Unlike other diseases which attack the elderly and the advanced in age, new trends show that cervical cancer is fast becoming a huge burden among young girls owing to a plethora of factors chief among them being early sexual debut, inserting foreign objects in the privates among a host of…

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