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Towards Cervical Cancer elimination within the Americas

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On the event of the launch of the Global Strategy for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer,  adopted by the World Health Assembly in November 2020, PAHO/WHO is organizing a regional occasion to current this world technique, and evaluate progress with the Regional Action Plan on the Prevention and Control of Cervical Cancer.

This occasion can even be a possibility to alternate data on progress and strengthen commitments to implement actions within the Region to achieve the worldwide objectives of:

  • 90% protection of HPV vaccination in ladies earlier than the age of 15 years;
  • 70% protection with HPV testing in ladies aged 35-45 years; and
  • 90% remedy protection, together with palliative care.

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