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Preventing cervical cancer in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Women in Vientiane Province share their views on cervical cancer, HPV and immunization, July 2013.
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A few months before the HPV vaccine was introduced, women in a focus group expressed their fear of cervical cancer. WHO supported community work earlier in 2013 to understand what Lao people know and feel about cervical cancer and immunization.

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