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Webinar on HIV and Cervical Cancer, the Double Burden

Posted by On January 18, 2017

Please join Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and the International AIDS Society (IAS) for a webinar to discuss the double burden of HIV and cervical cancer on Thursday, 26 January at 9am EST/ 16:00 Mozambique time.  We are excited to partner with IAS to discuss the links between the two diseases, as well as integrated screening programs. Please register using the link below, and share among your networks!

 

 

Speakers: 
Linda-Gail Bekker, IAS President 
Celina Schocken, CEO of PPRR
Corey Casper, Co-Director of the Center for AIDS Research, University of Washington
Sharon Kapambwe, National Coordinator for Cancer Prevention, Zambian Ministry of Health

 

To register: http://bit.ly/hivcancerwebinar

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Once you have registered, you will receive a separate email with the information necessary to join the webinar by computer and phone prior to the date.

 

About the Webinar
To mark Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the IAS and PRRR are hosting a webinar entitled “The Double Burden: HIV and Cervical Cancer”. Today, cervical cancer is preventable and curable if diagnosed and treated early. Yet, each year 266,000 women die from the disease and 85% of cervical cancer deaths occur in resource-limited settings. Women living with HIV, particularly those in low- and middle-income countries, are five times more likely to develop cervical cancer than HIV-negative women. The webinar will present research on the link between these two diseases, as well as integrated screening programmes.