Learn more about cervical cancer in Uganda and the impact on women, their families and communities, and what Congress can do to save lives from the disease around the world.
No woman has to die from cervical cancer. Today, the disease takes the lives of 265,000 women every year across the globe, and nearly 90 percent of those deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
With focused resources, we could eliminate death from cervical cancer worldwide.
We are working with the federal government to scale up the HPV vaccination rates and cervical cancer screening and treatment programs in developing countries, where they are needed most.