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There are urgent problems with HPV vaccination and screening

In my last blog I discussed the possibility of cervical cancer becoming a rare disease in certain countries. Part of this remarkable happening has been the introduction of the HPV vaccine, in certain countries up to 80% of the eligible adolescence population have been...

Colposcopy in the Himalayas

A guest blog post by Dr Quek Swee Chong of Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore about running a women’s health camp in Ladakh in the Himalayas.

Cervical Disease in Pregnancy

This week saw yet another tragic case of a 29-year-old woman who has died of cervix cancer leaving a baby daughter and six years old child. It seems as though she had presented with many episodes of post-coital bleeding which seem to have been ignored by clinicians...

Top 3 Tips on How to Reduce Anxiety for Patients

Would you attend a smear test after hearing this testimonial ? “….As the door opened a male doctor came in. He didn't introduce himself just checked the paperwork facts in a cold manner and told me to get undressed. He used a cold metal speculum inserting it quite...

Sexual abuse: long term consequences

Sexual abuse has devastating consequences for victims and their families both in the short and long term. This has been highlighted most recently in the UK by the high profile failure to protect young girls from sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham. The scale of...

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