Health psychology related projects

Knowledge of, attitudes towards and psychosocial impact of cervical screening, HPV infection, testing and vaccination

Workstream: 

  • Phase I: CERVIVA
Group of girls

Cervical cancer is the second most common female malignancy worldwide. There are approximately 200 new cases diagnosed and 70 deaths annually in Ireland. A number of factors are known to be associated with increased risk of cervical cancer including smoking and infection with human papilloma virus (HPV).