Proposal to institutionalize criteria and quality standards for cervical cancer screening within a health care system.

@article{SalmernCastro1998ProposalTI,
  title={Proposal to institutionalize criteria and quality standards for cervical cancer screening within a health care system.},
  author={Jorge Salmer{\'o}n-Castro and E C Kazcano Ponce and Ricardo P{\'e}rez Cuevas and Iliana del Rio Gomez and I Torres Torija and Mauricio Hern{\'a}ndez {\'A}vila},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={1998},
  volume={14 Suppl 3},
  pages={67-75}
}
The uterine cervix is the most common cancer site for females. Approximately 52,000 new cases occur annually in Latin America, thus the need to improve efficiency and effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening Programs (CCSP) is mandatory to decrease the unnecessary suffering women must bear. This paper is addressing essential issues to revamp the CCSP as proposed by the Mexican official norm. A general framework for institutionalizing CCSP is outlined. Furthermore, strategies to strengthen… CONTINUE READING

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