PS2-3 : Perspective for cervical cancer, prevention in low income countries

PS2-3 : Perspective for cervical cancer, prevention in low income countries

Location: Room 6 Date: April 19, 2016 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Cervical cancer represents the fourth most common malignancy affecting women worldwide and is the second most common in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). With the availability of new technologies, researchers have attempted to find new strategies that are adapted to LMIC to promote early diagnosis and treatment.


General objective

To provide an overview of current and emerging prevention approaches for cervical cancer


ID Name of the moderator Organisation Country
PS2-3/0 Andreas Ulrich WHO Switzerland


ID Title of the presentation Name of the speaker Organisation Country
PS2-3/1 Global burden of cervical cancer and world health organization priorities Rolando Herrero

International agency for research on cancer (IARC)

PS2-3/2 Success and challenge to the organization of a cervical cancer screening program Sharon Kapambwe

Ministry of Health

PS2-3/3 Emerging technologies for cervical cancer screening in developing countries Patrick Petignat HUG Switzerland
PS2-3/4 Innovation I : Primary self-HPV-based cervical cancer screening in low resources setting Pierre Vassilakos

University Hospital, Geneva, Foundation for Medical Educa- tion and Research

PS2-3/5 Innovation II : Usability and Feasibility of a Mobile Health System for HPV screening in Low-Income Countries: a Pilot Study in Madagascar Anne Benski HUG Switzerland
PS2-3/6 Innovation III: Systematic Cervical Cancer Screening for HIV+ women  Nelly Staderini  MSF  Switzerland