This page regroups important resources on cervical cancer elimination such as infographics, videos, documents and links.
UICC works closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), other UN agencies and partners towards the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem. UICC fully supports the WHO Global Strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer, which was approved in 2020. UICC is rallying members and partners in calling for urgent national commitments to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and the elimination of cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer rates per country. Data source: GLOBOCAN 2020 Graph production: IARC (http://gco.iarc.fr/today) World Health Organization.
Virologist Harald zur Hausen discovered how cervical cancer is triggered by virus infections.
His work led to the creation of the HPV vaccine which lowers the risk of developing cervical cancer. Source: @NobelPrize Twitter Account