NFCC marks the WHO announcement on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 to accelerate global efforts to eliminate cervical cancer. NFCC lighting Swayambhu in teal colour in solidarity with countries around the world who will light their national monuments in teal.
Cervical Cancer is preventable! Screen – Treat – Vaccinate
Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal glowed teal for #cervicalcancer Illumination. On November 17th, the @WHO launched the Global Strategy to Eliminate Cervical Cancer. For details, visit https://bit.ly/326EpwA #cervicalcancerfreefuture.
“On average, every day in Nepal, approximately eight women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 5 die from it. It is one cancer that can be prevented and eliminated.” On November 17, following the close of the 73rd World Health Assembly, WHO will mark the historic announcement and officially launch the elimination strategy of cervical cancer.
Come, let’s all join hands together in this mission.