Free cervical cancer screening at Parirenyatwa

Free cervical cancer screening at Parirenyatwa

Source: Free cervical cancer screening at Parirenyatwa – DailyNews Live

Bridget Mananavire      11 January 2018

HARARE – Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals (Parirenyatwa) is targeting 1 000
women to undergo free cervical cancer screening and treatment.

Parirenyatwa in partnership with Hunan Provincial Maternal and Child
Health Hospital from the People’s Republic of China are inviting up to 1
000 women aged between 25 and 65 for free early cervical cancer screening
and treatment. Women invited are those who have not undergone cervical
cancer screening in the past three years.

“Registration is from January 10-27, at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals
Family Planning Clinic,” the hospital said in a statement.

Most cancer patients have no access to screening, early diagnosis,
treatment or even palliative care including pain relief.

The mystery is on early detection as most patients seek healthcare at an
advanced stage of disease, when treatment prospects are greatly
diminished.

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