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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cervical Cancer Initiative

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In November and December 2020, following the launch of the Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer, the US National Cancer Institute together with the APEC Health Working Group and the APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum, organized the APEC Policy Dialogue (Day 1 and Day2) and the APEC Technical Webinar. These meetings brought together multisectoral stakeholders from APEC economies to discuss and to highlight the importance of the Global Strategy to Accelerate Cervical Cancer Elimination, HPV Vaccination and Screening in APEC during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Strengthening Health Systems and Research Priorities to Deliver on the Promise of Cervical Cancer Elimination, and Control of HPV Disease in HIV+ Women. These meetings were also supported by the University of Malaya of Malaysia and VCS Foundation Ltd of Australia.

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Meeting/ Workshop

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