A new toolkit has been developed to assist healthcare providers to engage under-screened and never-screened women in cervical screening, and to support them should they choose to participate.
See the whole toolkit here.
Translated brochures about cervical screening in some languages available here – Select ‘Resources in other languages’ and ‘Search’
Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health: A national voice for immigrant and refugee women’s well being in Australia
Designed for clinicians and educators, the new flipchart has 38 pages of the most up to date information on all contraceptive methods available in Australia. Available from the TRUE eShop $45 inc GST.
PapScreen Victoria and Women’s Health West have developed a suite of resources that aims to increase cervical screening and HPV vaccination uptake among women from communities that traditionally practise FGM/C. In their resources kit they have developed:
These resources are only accessible for health professionals and community health workers as some of the above resources contain sensitive materials. To access the resources you can order it from the email located here.
Hearst AA, Molnar AM. Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jun;88(6):618-29.
UNICEF – FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING: A GLOBAL CONCERN
World Health Organisation Information on FGM