Panel discussion - Eliminating cervical cancer.
Skopje, 21 February - UNFPA North Macedonia and the Ministry of Health organized a panel discussion where the key topics were the possibilities for dealing with cervical cancer and improving women's reproductive health by raising awareness about this disease.
Experts from the National Commission on Cervical Cancer Prevention, the National Commission on Immunisation, the E-Health Directorate, the University Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Mother Teresa, the Macedonian Association of Gynecologists and Obstetricians and Macedonian Medical Association, spoke about the current situation in the country, existing services, strengthening national partnerships and creating effective evidence-based measures.
Panel discussion - Eliminating cervical cancer. Photo credit: UNFPA North Macedonia
It was concluded that increased public awareness regarding HPV vaccines as the best prevention for preventing cervical cancer is needed as well as more mass screening for this malignant disease.
This panel discussion rounded off the activities of the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Campaign.