Gyawali, B, Keeling, J, van Teijlingen, E, Dhakal, L and ARO, A (2015) Cervical cancer screening in Nepal: ethical considerations. Medicolegal and Bioethics, 5. 1 - 1. ISSN 2230-2468

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Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths for women worldwide. Cervical
screening and early treatment can help to prevent cervical cancers. Cervical screening programs
in Nepal are often associated with a number of socioeconomic, cultural, and ethical challenges.
This paper discusses some central ethical challenges in providing cervical cancer screening
in the Nepalese context and culture. It is necessary to address these challenges for successful
implementation of such screening programs.
Keywords: public health screening, ethics, wom

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: public health screening, ethics, women, South Asia
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Primary Care Health Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 13 May 2019 13:27
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2021 11:45

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