GENEVA, Jan 31 (KUNA) – World Health Day (WHO) will address the global health problem of cervical cancer.
Every year on February 4, a new crowd will be launched to encourage the eradication of a disease that is considered to be one of the main causes of death among women worldwide, »said the WHO statement.
It is estimated that the number of new cases of cervical cancer is half a million new cases per year, and more than 300,000 women die of this disease each year, and nine out of every 10 cervical cancer deaths are women living in a medium and low-income environment.
The organization emphasizes the possibility of preventing and even treating cervical cancer, noting that many women in developing countries do not have access to key services that can prevent, detect and treat the disease.
In response, WHO and its partners are working on a new campaign to accelerate the eradication of cervical cancer, and two new initiatives on "Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer in People with Cancer" and the second "Data Collection and Use on the World Cancer Day" will be launched. cervical cancer ". Prevention and Treatment). (The end)
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