The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement in collaboration with the Fiji Cancer Society-launched FWRM’s latest Research in Suva today.
Titled: “Breaking the Barriers: Understanding Cancer Services, Screening And Treatment Available for Women in Fiji”
The launch coincided with the celebration of ‘Pinktober’ in Fiji as well.
FWRM’s new research findings, shows that most women diagnosed with Reproductive Cancers are generally between the 30-50 age.
Fiji Women’s Rights Movement-Executive Director, Nalini Singh said reproductive cancer is an understudy.
She said most women are not aware of services provided in the country.
Health Consultant, Dr James Fong said such Research is important for community engagement.
Ensuring that cancer services and treatments are available to all women across all areas is the first big step to fighting the prevalence of cancer in this country.
The research was in partnership with the Asian- Pacific Resource and Research Center for Women.