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Cytological Evaluation of cervical smear and cervical cancer awareness among women attending HIV Clinic in Makueni referral county hospital

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dc.contributor.author Nthambi, Loise
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-23T12:22:55Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-23T12:22:55Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/2956
dc.description A paper presentation at the 3rd East African Multidisciplinary Research Conference (EAMARC III) held at the United States International University- Africa, 15th -17th November, 2016. en_US
dc.description.abstract Cacx is one of the leading cause of death in women, ranked 4th worldwide ( Accounts for 13% of all deaths with high burden in developing economics (3) Oncogenic HPV causes-99.7% cases with 70% caused by Hpv 16&18 Although CA cx is preventable, Sub-Saharan region has the highest (34.8 cases/100,000) burden of the disease(IARC 2012) Its burden is surpassing infectious disease HIV/AIDS,Malaria & TB. WHO 2013- calling for governments in developing countries to strengthen healthcare systems & strategic plans for Cacx screening. Screening uptake in developed world ̴ 40-70% , 5% in developing countries while Kenya is 3.2% (3) Several methods are used in screening (who 2013, Ashok sehgal et al 2009) VIA/VILI- in resource limited setting Cytology- majorly in developed world HPV testing- used together with cytology to increase efficiency Histology used for Diagnosis & classifying lesions en_US
dc.publisher United States International University - Africa en_US
dc.title Cytological Evaluation of cervical smear and cervical cancer awareness among women attending HIV Clinic in Makueni referral county hospital en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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