Stop Cervical Cancer 2020

Stop Cervical Cancer 2020

posted in: News | 0

On the occasion of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week campaign, the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Clinical Center Tuzla together with the Association of Gynecologists and Perinatologists of the Tuzla Canton joined the campaign and planned health promotion learning activities in the period 27 to 31 January, 2020, for the Tuzla Canton citizens. This year’s campaign “Stop Cervical Cancer 2020” focus is on health education of preventing adolescent pregnancy, as a continuation of activities from the last year, when health professionals actualized the global problem of adolescent pregnancy.

Early experience of sexual intercourse combined with high – risk sexual behavior is the main risk factor associated with the development of cervical cancer, therefore the main focus in 2020 campaign is to act preventively through the education of young people.

Health professionals from the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Clinical Center Tuzla, medical students and local Red Cross Youth activists will provide educational programs designed for young people in all municipalities of the Tuzla Canton in the period 27 to 31 January, beginning at 12 noon.

For all young participants who will attend our educational program and their educators, free bowling is to be organized in the Bingo City Center shopping mall on January 30, starting at 5 p.m., providing a good opportunity for young people and educators to socialize and talk about the campaign theme through sport.