Cervical cancer prevention in the community


Get involved

The WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (WACCPP) can provide a number of resources and support to those seeking to promote cervical cancer prevention in the community.

Key dates you may want to consider for cervical cancer prevention activities, such as information sessions, displays or awareness campaigns, include:

  • International Women’s Day: 8 March 2018
  • International Gynaecological Awareness Day: 10 September 2018
  • National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week: November 2018 (dates TBC)

Resources

Printed resources

Resources for health professionals and women can be ordered from the National Cervical Screening Program (external site)

Please contact the WACCPP if you have any queries related to resources via the contact details below. 

Equipment loans

The WACCPP can loan banners and gynaecological models to support sessions and events that promote cervical cancer prevention in the community. Both can be couriered to and from your workplace free of charge.To make use of this service please contact the WACCPP via the contact details below. 

Presentations

If you are holding a session or event in the Perth metropolitan area and need a presenter, the WACCPP can help organise the attendance of a presenter.

If your session or event is to be held in regional WA, please contact the WACCPP via the contact details below for advice on an appropriate presenter. 

Alternatively email the WACCPP to access a PowerPoint presentation for consumers (PDF 47KB) that you can deliver yourself.

Tools and activities

The WACCPP has prepared some tools and activities that you may like to use during your session or event to help engage women and encourage discussion about cervical cancer prevention:

Stakeholder support

WACCPP newsletter

Become part of the WACCPP stakeholder group by signing up to the free e-newsletter. To subscribe, send the WACCPP an email that includes your contact details.

The newsletter will provide you with ideas on how the WACCPP can support you in preventing cervical cancer in your community. It will also keep you updated on developments and showcase the great work that is occurring throughout Western Australia.

Small grants program

The WACCPP offers a small grants program to support local communities across WA to encourage women to participate in regular cervical screening. Information about the next round of funding will be available from this webpage. 

Research and statistics

Are you interested to know how your local area or region compares to the rest of the state in terms of cervical screening?

Contact the WACCPP to discuss what information you are interested in, such as:

  • Screening participation rates
  • The number of women:
    • Screened per month
    • Screened by age group

For further information visit the Cervical Screening Registry webpage

BreastScreen WA mobile service

Cervical and breast screening are often combined, particularly in regional areas.

Find out when the BreastScreen WA mobile service (external site) is next visiting your rural area.

More information

Western Australia Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (WACCPP)

Opening hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 9323 6788 or 13 15 56 (cost of a local call)
Email: cervicalscreening@health.wa.gov.au
Fax: 9323 6711
Address: 1070 Hay Street, West Perth WA 6005

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WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program