Ministry keen to move to DIY cervical screen test in bid to close equity gap

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Ministry keen to move to DIY cervical screen test in bid to close equity gap

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Beverley Lawton
Beverley Lawton, director of Victoria University’s Te Tātai Hauora o Hine Centre for Women’s Health Research, says every delay to HPV screening is leading to preventable cancers
Treaty of Waitangi obligations require looking especially at making sure Māori women have access to the self-testing approach A study led by Vict
References

Adcock A, Cram F, Lawton B, et al. Acceptability of self‐taken vaginal HPV sample for cervical screening among an under‐screened Indigenous population. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2019; 7 January online