Community collaboration to increase foreign-born women¿s participation in a cervical cancer screening program in Sweden: a quality improvement project

@inproceedings{Olsson2014CommunityCT,
  title={Community collaboration to increase foreign-born women¿s participation in a cervical cancer screening program in Sweden: a quality improvement project},
  author={Erik Olsson and Malena Lau and Svante Lifvergren and Alexander Chakhunashvili},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION The prevailing inequities in healthcare have been well addressed in previous research, especially screening program participation, but less attention has been paid to how to overcome these inequities. This paper explores a key factor of a successful improvement project: collaboration with local doulas to raise cervical cancer screening participation by more than 40 percent in an area with a large number of foreign-born residents. METHODS Data was collected through two focus group… CONTINUE READING
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