Cervical Cancer Screening Program by Visual Inspection: Acceptability and Feasibility in Health Insurance Companies

@inproceedings{Horo2015CervicalCS,
  title={Cervical Cancer Screening Program by Visual Inspection: Acceptability and Feasibility in Health Insurance Companies},
  author={Apollinaire Gninlgninrin Horo and Judith Didi-Kouko Coulibaly and Abdoul Koffi and Boris K{\'e}vin Tchounga and Konan S{\'e}ni and Kacou Ed{\`e}le Aka and Mamourou Kone},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2015}
}
Objective. To assess willingness to participate and diagnostic accuracy of visual inspection for early detection of cervical neoplasia among women in a health insurance company. Patients and Method. Cervical cancer screening was systematically proposed to 800 women after consecutive information and awareness sessions. The screening method was visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) or Lugol's iodine (VILI). Results. Among the 800 identified women, 640 (82%) have accepted the screening, their… CONTINUE READING

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