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Nigeria’s First Ladies and the WHO advocate for the urgent need to eliminate cervical cancer

Editor’s Note: In this week’s Thought Leadership piece, Nigeria’s First Ladies Against Cancer (FLAC) and Dr Nono Simelela of the World Health Organisation (WHO) advocate for the urgent need to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria and align to the global strategy for cervical cancer elimination. In August 2020, for the first time ever, the world […]

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Introducing Cervical Cancer Screening in Nigeria through a Social Franchise Project

Cervical Cancer is the most common female cancer in developing countries, with approximately 500,000 new cases and 250,000 deaths each year. In Nigeria, it is the second most frequent cancer in women, after breast cancer. Around the world, a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. Women in developing countries suffer disproportionately from the […]