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Celebrating Cervical Health Awareness Month in January

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month in January is a time to learn about cervical health and cancer prevention. The World Health Organization has a plan for the elimination of cervical cancer through vaccination and screening—we can get there!

Social Media Toolkit on Cervical Health

If you’re passionate about cervical health awareness, the resources here are for you. Advocacy around cervical health is especially relevant during national observances, including Cervical Health Awareness Month in January.

Runneth Over—An Online Theater Presentation

Runneth Over

ASHA is thrilled to partner with Elevate Theatre Company on this online theater event, Runneth Over. Runneth Over by Sabrina Jacob Washburn. explores themes of women’s sexual health, cervical cancer prevention, HPV and HPV vaccinations.

HPV-Related Cancer

An image of HPV

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 36,500 HPV-associated cancers occur in the U.S each year.

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for Adults Over 26

[post_date] On October 5, 2018 the FDA approved use of the Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine in males and females ages 27-45, expanding the previous indication that covered from ages 9-26. Gardasil 9 prevents infections with the “high risk” HPV types most commonly found in a number of cancers worldwide, including cervical cancer. The vaccine also […]