Identification and uptake of cervical cancer screening during active surveillance in HIV-positive women attending a primary health care facility in Tshwane District, South Africa

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A Rab
y Xu
G Tesema
J Kistan

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Cervical cancer constitutes 20 - 25% of cancers in women in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is a preventable disease, subject to adequate screening, management and follow up. Nevertheless, more than half a million women worldwide develop invasive cervical cancer annually, with middle-and low-income countries achieving only 19% of successful screening coverage compared with high-income countries (63%). The age-standardised incidence rate for cervical cancer in South Africa is 24.71 per 100 000 women.




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Identification and uptake of cervical cancer screening during active surveillance in HIV-positive women attending a primary health care facility in Tshwane District, South Africa. (2024). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 7(2), e1876. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAJPH.2024.v7i2.1876
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A Rab, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa

Medical Intern Steve Biko Academic Hospital

y Xu, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa

Medical Intern Steve Biko Academic Hospital

G Tesema, Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Pretoria

J Kistan, Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Public Health Medicine Specialist

Department of Public Health Medicine

University of Pretoria

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Identification and uptake of cervical cancer screening during active surveillance in HIV-positive women attending a primary health care facility in Tshwane District, South Africa. (2024). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 7(2), e1876. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAJPH.2024.v7i2.1876

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