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Enclosed in this toolkit are comprehensive materials designed to help you spread the word - to women, government officials, the media and others - that we can end cervical cancer worldwide. Following is a brief overview of each piece and how it can be used:

Key Messages - These are for your use only and are designed to help you communicate about this issue in an effective and consistent manner. All of your communications - both verbal and in writing - should incorporate these messages.

HPV and Cervical Cancer Frequently Asked Questions - This background document answers questions that you will most likely receive regarding the issue, and can be shared with others as well.

Sample Press Release - You can tailor this with statistics and other pertinent information related to your country, and then send this via e-mail, fax or postal service to your local and national media. (We suggest you target each publication's or station's health, policy and news editors/producers.) Statistics specific to your country can be found on the World Health Organization's Web site at

Sample Newsletter Article - Submit this to your company, agency, community group or other organization for possible publication.

Sample Op-Ed - You can tailor this with statistics and other pertinent information related to your country and then submit it to your local and/or national newspaper's editorial page editor. This should be submitted to each media outlet individually. Begin with your top choice and, if it is not accepted for publication, proceed to your next choice.

Sample Radio Public Service Announcements - Submit these scripts to your local radio stations and offer to record them for broadcast. 30 second announcement | 60 second announcement

Brochure PDF - Share electronic or hard-copy printouts of this with other women, government officials, the media or others who are interested in joining you in this cause.

Any questions on these tools or how to use them may be directed to

From the 2011 Global Summit of Women

Presentations by:

Hon. Maki Esther Ortiz Dominguez, Deputy Minister of Health (Mexico) on Mexico’s experience in combating cervical cancer during Summit’s Closing Ceremony. Click here to see the Presentation

Elizabeth BenhamPresident of International Federation of Business and Professional Women, a partner of the Global Consortium of Women to End Cervical Cancer, on their efforts to inform their members on cervical cancer issue.

Peer Schatz, CEO, QIAGEN, during Plenary session on Corporate Social Responsibility. Click here to see the Presentation

Pledge from:

European Professional Women’s Network to join Global Consortium of Women to End Cervical Cancer, made by Ana Garcia Fau, CEO, Yell Publicidad and President, European Professional Women’s Network-Spain

From the 2010 Global Summit of Women

At the Closing Ceremonydedicated to topic “Leading Cervical Cancer Prevention”:

H.E. Selma Kikwete, First Lady of Tanzania on her country’s efforts.

Hon. Meng Xiaosi, Vice Chair, All China Women's Federation on China’s pilot
screening program.

Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Uganda on her country’s initiatives.

Yang Lan, Co-Founder & CEO, Sun Media (China) on her media company’s
education initiative on cervical cancer prevention.

Sara Lyle, Board Member, Tamika and Friends (USA) and Cervical Cancer advocate on the need to engage everyone, click here to view presentation.

At the Ministerial Roundtable:

Speech given by Victor Chu, President, Qiagen Asia Pacific.



To learn about the Global Consortium of Women to End Cervical Cancer speeches and pledges made during the 2009 Global Summit of Women in Santiago, Chile, click here.