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Institute Screens 25,000 Women for Cervical Cancer

Picture Above: IHVN Senior Program Officer, Prevention Care and Treatment, Mrs Helen Mutong, conducting a counseling session to recruit a client for cervical cancer screening at General Hospital Karshi.

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has screened 25,175 women living with HIV for cervical cancer from 2020 to 2022 and treated more than 700 women with precancerous lesions.

Early Cancer Screening Can Save Lives – IRCE Coordinator

Picture Above: IRCE Coordinator, Dr Elima Jedy-Agba sensitizing the audience about the Institute’s ongoing cancer research projects.

The Coordinator of the International Research Center of Excellence (IRCE) at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), Dr Elima Jedy-Agba, has encouraged individuals who are less than 40 years with a family history of cancer to begin screening for cancer early.