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Interventions on Cervical Cancer Screening Increase Participation in Immigrant Women

A study published in JAMA Network Open, found that raising the awareness of general practitioners (GPs) and drawing attention to the importance of encouraging immigrant women to participate in cervical cancer screening (CCS) is a feasible and effective strategy to increase participation in the program. 

In order to achieve even greater participation, the researchers also suggested studying the effect of regular reminders which specifically target immigrants in general practice and evaluating the feasibility and effectiveness of including CCS as a task assigned to midwives as an additional option to screening done by GPs. 

“Previous studies suggest that economic restraints of immigrant women and GPs’ time constraints are important barriers to screening, and our intervention did not change any of these factors,” the authors wrote. “Therefore, in addition to encouraging GPs…

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