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project should inform health authorities so as appropriate steps can be seized to save women's lives by educating them and provide several screening opportunities(Sheeran, & Orbell, 2000). Of importance, this study may be helpful to the health care providers to organize awareness program associated with CC and its inspection and finally lessening affliction of Cancer of cervix amongst women in Kisumu. Further, the results can facilitate the evaluation of current cervical cancer screening programs, particularly those that target the resource-poor setting.Women in Kenya of ages above 15 are at high chance of contracting Cancer of the cervix.Of late cervical cancer has reduced since the realization that it can be diagnosed at its early stages and treated. African research in South Africa showed that in African countries like Kenya and Nigeria, most women possess little knowledge of the cervical screening activity. Lack of education has contributed to a lack of participation in screening programs. Though some women get tested, they do not attend regular checkups with time (Nganwai, 2008). The core achievementof any program set for screening is its strength to state and reach women indicated for detection. Cervical screening in Kenya currently covers 3.2% of the women population (NCCP, 2012).The three slums of Kisumu are very populated areas; the number of women screened for cervical Cancer daily is approximated to be one woman per day. Cervical cancer cases frequentlypresent at advanced stages forcing health seekers to seek health attention in referral hospitals (Onywany, 2012). Various factors can contribute to the inadequate response of women towards cervical screening. Issues such as lack of awareness, limited funds available, and the worry by women about the outcome of the test as most of them fear that the test may show cervical Cancer. Such issues contribute much to the negative response of women towards the program in
PROJECT PROPOSAL 13the discussion. Therefore, this study will single out the various factors influencing the general reaction of women towards cervical screening.1.7 The significance of the studyThis thesis aims at investigating the general use of the EVA system by women in Kisumu County. It aims at finding the exact percentage of women who regularly go for cervical screeningto avoid contact with Cervical Cancer. It states the role of the EVA system in society and gives itsadvantages to women in Kisumu County. At the end of this thesis, you will realize the impact of the EVA system on the quest to reduce cervical cancer cases by screening. This study will single out the various factors influencing the general response of women towards cervical screening.This research paper will be necessary for various health officers and hospitals, numerous scholars, and the public at large. To begin with, health officers and hospitals will use this research to set measures that make them the leading providers of cervical screening and the use of the EVA system in the region. Secondly, other researchers and scholars will benefit from this