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Statia will see Cervical Cancer Screening event on March 29th

ORANJESTAD- Wednesday March 29th from 7-9 pm Public Health Prevention Clinic organizes a Women’s Event: ‘Don’t fear the pap smear’. 

The event about cervical cancer screening takes place at the Methodist Elma. All women between 30 and 60 years old are cordially invited. Healthcare professionals will provide information about the screening, the health benefits, why it is important and the screening process. There will be time to ask questions, and to share concerns and experiences.

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer globally. Thanks to the cervical cancer screening program on human papillomavirus (HPV) precancerous stages of cervical cancer can be detected at an earlier stage and making the disease easier to treat. The screening is conducted by the Public Health Prevention Clinic (PHPC) in collaboration with the Sint Eustatius Health Care Foundation  and RIVM, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. 

Appointment and registration

Women who are between 30 and 60 years old, are invited to call PHPC at 318 2891 or WhatsApp at 318 5154 to register for the event and/or make your appointment for the next screening round which will take place as from May 22nd till 26th.

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