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Type: Webinar
23 Aug, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST)


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Updates on Australia’s screening programs

Webinar 23 Aug, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST)

Join Professor Marion Saville while she speaks about updates on Australia’s screening programs for women.

The following topics with be covered:

• Screening programs & the impact of COVID (Cancer diagnosis during COVID and particular populations impacted)
• The challenge of getting screening rates back on track
• Changes to screening programs
• Self-collection and the Cervical Screening Test - all Australian women and people with a cervix will be able to choose self-collection.

This event is part of Women's Health Week webinar series 2022. Events in this series are:


Dr Deborah Bateson
Medical Director Family Planning NSW

Medical Director Family Planning NSW, Adjunct Professor Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, University of Sydney


Prof Marion Saville
Executive Director, Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer (ACPCC)

Professor Marion Saville AM is a cytopathologist and the Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Prevention of Cervical Cancer (ACPCC), a position she has held since 2000. ACPCC is a not-for-profit organisation with over 55 years of expertise in cancer prevention and population health through laboratory and medical education services, establishing and operating cancer screening and vaccination registries, and conducting world-leading research and data analysis. Marion has served on cervical screening advisory committees in Australia, New Zealand and Ontario. She currently chairs the working group to review Australia’s Guidelines for the management of screen-detected abnormalities in the National Cervical Screening Program. Marion has worked closely with the Department of Health on various committees including steering committees for the renewal of the National Cervical Screening Program in 2017 and implementation of self-collection in 2021/22


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