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On January 26, 2022, with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Republic of Tajikistan and Public Health Center # 13 under MoHSPP was launched awareness raising campaign dedicated to World Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. 

The goal is to draw women's attention to the problem of cervical cancer, to think about the fact that, using the possibilities of prevention - cytological screening and vaccination - they can protect themselves and their children from human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer associated with it.

During the event, it was noted that new cases of cervical cancer are expected to rise from 570,000, which was recorded in 2018, to 700,000 by 2030. The annual number of deaths is also projected to increase from 311,000 to 400,000.

It has also been said that cervical cancer can be prevented by 80 percent by vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) during adolescence, as well as by taking a Pap test.