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Haitian Pilot Program To Screen Women For Cervical Cancer, Vaccinate Against HPV

Associated Press: Program launched to reduce deadly cervical cancer in Haiti
“…Expectations are that the two-year initiative launched by Zanmi Lasante, the Haitian program of the Boston-based nonprofit Partners in Health, will screen 20,000 women for cervical cancer and vaccinate some 6,000 girls against the strains of human papillomavirus that most commonly cause the illness. Prevention activities will also reach roughly 60,000…” (McFadden, 12/2).