SERVING THE CERVIX
Cervical cancer though preventable is the second cause of cancer mortalities in Nigeria essentially because awareness is poor and screening programs are not widely available. Serving the Cervix is a flagship program of HOW Foundation for cervical cancer awareness, primary prevention,screening and treatment of precancerous lesions in women 30-55years in Ogun State South West, Nigeria with HPV immunization provision for girls and boys within the age range 11-26 years. Clients with frank cancerous lesions will be referred to cancer screening centers within and outside the state. The program expected to cover 30, 000 women over a 3 years period 2017-2019) will be piloted in 2 local government areas of the state ( Yewa North and Odogbolu LG) from July 2016 to June 2017.