Recommendations Post Conference

Recommendation 1 Establish a Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Programme Cervical Cancer is the most common female cancer in the Pacific, contributing to disease burden and causing more than 1,500 premature deaths per year in the region. These deaths can be prevented if pre-cancer status is detected and treated

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Training Remote Communities

Julian Mandof is a nurse from April River Sub-Health Centre which is located in the very remote part of the Ambuti District in the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. The health centre looks after 3162 people. This year, she is studying to be a midwife at the University of

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Ultrasound Scan Workshop

RANZCOG/PSRH Basic and Advanced O&G Ultrasound training. Learning Outcomes for Basic and Advanced O&G Ultrasound training include: 1. Increased knowledge and skills in how to use the machine, orientation, optimising image and getting the measurements right 2. Increased knowledge of Basic Fetal Anatomy 3.

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Action needed to prevent cervical cancer

In the June issue of the Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health, Dr Rufina Latu in an editorial, wrote: “In the Pacific, there is a need to establish simple, practical and yet cost-effective cancer control programmes. We need to work with experts and key departments to set standards, promote surveillance, encourage evidence-based prevention,

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