Cervical cancer resources

UICC resources and tools

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 infographics

infographic describing what cervical cancer is
Infographic about cervical cancer elimination
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Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2020, cervix uteri, females, all ages

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 cuts the risk of developing cervical cancer.

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 

Cervical cancer news & blogs

Princess Dina Mired, UICC President (2018-2020) with cancer advocates and Dr Tedros, DG of WHO, and H.E. Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of Kenya, at Walk the Talk, Geneva, 2019. Photo by Thomas Omondi.
18 January 2022

The moonshot of eliminating cervical cancer is within reach

For the first time in history, an end is in sight – but vaccines for the HPV virus play a critical role. Opinion article by UICC's Immediate Past President, HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, in The Telegraph.

Caregiver explaining cervical cancer secondary prevention to a woman
3 December 2021

Secondary cervical cancer prevention in the Philippines

The SUCCESS project builds upon a strong foundation of national commitment in the Philippines to facilitate the introduction of an accessible screening and early treatment model for cervical cancer.

Staff of the Liga Nacional Contra el Cáncer Guatemala holding up number signs to spell out WHO's 2030 targets for cervical cancer elimination: 90, 70, 90
30 November 2021

Bringing cervical cancer prevention to remote populations in Guatemala

The SUCCESS project and work by civil society in Guatemala together with government authorities are making great strides towards achieving the targets laid out in WHO's Global Strategy to eliminate cervical cancer. 

Close up of a woman looking down at her smiling daughter
17 November 2021

UICC engaged in supporting cervical cancer elimination in LMICs

While COVID-19 has slowed the progress of actions towards eliminating cervical cancer, UICC is committed to supporting its members and working with partners to realise the promise of the Global Strategy launched last year.

Women receiving a vaccine shot
16 November 2021

Cervical cancer elimination: the ambition of a project focusing on secondary prevention

Dr Lisa Huang, Project Director for the SUCCESS project at Expertise France, writes about how SUCCESS is deploying innovative and sustainable solutions in four target countries to reduce the unnecessary burden of cervical cancer.

Members of Coalition of Organisation Against Cancer in Côte d’Ivoire (COLCC) giving a presentation on cervical cancer
11 November 2021

Côte d’Ivoire: Raising awareness about cervical cancer

A coalition of 14 NGOs in Côte d'Ivoire is fighting the stigma surrounding cervical cancer and raising awareness about the need for vaccination and screening.

Last update: 
Friday 3 December 2021