Table 1. Screening/treatment approach under investigation in Alliance projects

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India
(5 sites)

Thailand

Franco-phone Africa
(5 countries) 3

Ghana

Kenya

South Africa
(2 studies)

Peru

RedPAC countries4

VIA with immediate cryotherapy

 

X

 

X

 

X

   

VIA with standard diagnosis & treatment

X

 

X

         

VIAM with standard diagnosis & treatment

X

             

VIA, then VIAM, with immediate cryotherapy

       

X

 

X

 

VILI1 with standard diagnosis & treatment

X

 

X

         

HPV with immediate cryotherapy

         

X

   

HPV with standard diagnosis & treatment

X

             

Pap with standard diagnosis & treatment 2

X

       

X

X

X

1 Visual inspection with Lugolís Iodine
2 Aimed at improving quality, reducing loss-to-follow up
3 Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Congo Brazzaville
4 El Salvador, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Alliance partners also are working to improve the effectiveness, safety, and affordability of several screening and treatment technologies, including HPV DNA testing, the AviScope™ device, and a potential redesign of a cryotherapy unit.

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