Successes and challenges of establishing a cervical cancer screening and treatment program in western Kenya.

@article{Khozaim2014SuccessesAC,
  title={Successes and challenges of establishing a cervical cancer screening and treatment program in western Kenya.},
  author={Kareem Khozaim and Elkanah Omenge Orang'o and Astrid Christoffersen-Deb and Peter Itsura and John Oguda and Hellen Muliro and Jackline Ndiema and Grace Mwangi and Matthew Robert Strother and Susan Cu-Uvin and Barry P. Rosen and Sierra Washington},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={12-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the challenges and successes of integrating a public-sector cervical screening program into a large HIV care system in western Kenya. METHODS The present study was a programmatic description and a retrospective chart review of data collected from a cervical screening program based on visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) between June 2009 and October 2011. RESULTS In total, 6787 women were screened: 1331 (19.6%) were VIA-positive, of whom 949 (71.3%) had HIV… CONTINUE READING
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