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Cervical Cancer Prevention

giahcAMWA and the Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC) are launching a cervical cancer prevention education initiative which will be targeted at young girls, boys, women, and men.  We have created a toolkit with talking points, a power point presentation, an interactive game, and a fact sheet. To lead an event in your community, contact associatedirector@amwa-doc.org and download the materials which are available to AMWA members (you must be logged into the AMWA website to access the files).  Report back to us and join our cervical cancer education community!

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Us vs HPV Week

Since 2019, AMWA has co-organized an annual HPV Prevention Week. Learn more about the events and speakers during these engagement weeks.

Us vs HPV 2023   Us vs HPV 2022   Us vs HPV 2021   Us vs HPV 2020   Us vs HPV 2019

HPV Prevention Week Highlights

HPV Awareness Day – March 4

Since 2021, AMWA has been a partner of HPV Awareness Day, organized by the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) since 2018 and held annually on March 4. Each year presents a new campaign. View the campaigns here.

HPV and Cancer Prevention

“Never in the course of history has mankind been able to eradicate cancer. But now, with the World Health Organization’s global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer, this future will most likely be seen in our lifetime.”

–American Medical Women’s Association

Fact Sheets on Cervical Cancer:

CDC

US Department of Health and Human Services

NIH National Cancer Institute

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