Cervical cancer screening using visual inspection with acetic acid: operational experiences from Ghana and Thailand.

@article{Sanghvi2008CervicalCS,
  title={Cervical cancer screening using visual inspection with acetic acid: operational experiences from Ghana and Thailand.},
  author={Harshad Sanghvi and Khunying Kobchitt Limpaphayom and Marya Plotkin and Elaine Charurat and Amy N Kleine and Enriquito Lu and Wachara Eamratsameekool and Buncha Palanuwong},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 32},
  pages={67-77}
}
Thailand in 2000 and Ghana in 2001 initiated cervical cancer prevention programmes using a single-visit approach with visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) with cryotherapy for pre-cancerous lesions. This service was integrated into existing reproductive health services, provided by trained nurses. The providers maintained a high level of competence and… CONTINUE READING