The Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Screen project: experiences from a primary school-based vaccine implementation study in Gauteng and the Western Cape, South Africa
Keywords: HPV, Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Screen project, VACCS, primary school, vaccine implementation, South Africa
AbstractCervical cancer remains a highly prevalent and lethal disease in South Africa.1,2 Although the national Department of Health runs a formal cervical cancer screening programme, it has not been fully implemented and therefore screening is limited and opportunistic, resulting in some populations being over- and others underscreened.3-5 Unfortunately, it is usually the most destitute populations who are not screened.
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