Information, Education and Communication for cervical cancer prevention and control in African countries: Training guide
Women’s cancers are highly prevalent, specifically breast and cervical cancer. It is estimated that more than 266,000 women die of cervical cancer each year, and 87% of these death are happening in less developed regions of the world such as the WHO African region. This is a major economic and social burden from cancer directly affecting Africa. If nothing is done, the number of death will reach 416,000 in 2035.