Report On The Second Session Of The Cervical Cancer Screening Program – 16/5/09

Venue:

Onigbogbo Public Health Centre At Kudirat Abiola Road, Oregun.

Organisers
1. Dr.Bosede Afolabi & Dr.Okunowo Representing Maternal And Reproductive Health (MRH) Research Collective.

2. Nurture Health Services And Solution

3. Onigbongbo Local Government:

4. Drs. Agbaje And Idowu

Participants

1. Residents Of Onigbongbo Community-Women

The second session of community cervical cancer screening with visual inspection with acetic acid [VIA] was carried out at Onigbogbo Public Health centre at Kudirat Abiola road, Oregun on 16th May 2009. It was conducted by five medical doctors and a nurse under the aegis of MRH Research collective and NURTURE Health Services and Solution.
Community women were given health talk by program coordinator Dr. B .B. Afolabi, as it relates to general and reproductive health issues. There was an interactive Question and Answer session, where various reproductive healths related questions were discussed.

Cervical cancer screening using VIA was carried out on 41 community women. 28 women were adjudged VIA negative and counseled on repeat screening in 3 years, while 13 women were referred to LUTH for further evaluation.

Women with other pathologies were given treatment and referred to health facilities for further treatment and follow up.