This fact sheet summarizes the work being done by PATH to develop two new tests to detect infection with cancer-causing human papillomavirus. Designed by the private sector—in partnership with PATH—for use in low-resource settings, these molecular and biochemical screening tools are an innovative answer to the challenge of preventing cervical cancer in the developing world.

Author(s): Lim J, Sellors J

Corporate author(s): PATH, QIAGEN, AVC

Publication date: December 2007

Available materials



Innovations in Cervical Cancer Screening [Chinese]

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Also known as: ��?宫颈癌筛查的技术�?�新


Innovations in Cervical Cancer Screening [Spanish]

109 KB PDF

Also known as: Innovadoras pruebas para la detección temprana del cáncer cervical

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Region: Global

See also:

Reproductive healthCervical cancer prevention

Health technologiesDiagnostic technologies

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