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Target: Elimination of Cervical Cancer

There is broad recognition of the growing and inequitable burden of cervical cancer in low-resource countries, and uptake of new screening and treatment alternatives for adult women and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines for young adolescent girls is on the rise. For the first time in history the elimination of the disease is within reach, and on May 19, 2018, WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made a global call for action on cervical cancer elimination. This fact sheet summarizes PATH's current work and future priorities.

Publication date: July 2018

Target: elimination of cervical cancer worldwide

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