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Advancing Cervical Cancer Prevention Initiatives in Resource-Constrained Settings: Insights from the Cervical Cancer Prevention Program in Zambia

  • Mulindi H. Mwanahamuntu,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe,

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Sharon Kapambwe,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Krista S. Pfaendler,

    Affiliation: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Carla Chibwesha,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Gracilia Mkumba,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Victor Mudenda,

    Affiliation: University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Michael L. Hicks,

    Affiliation: Michigan Cancer Institute, Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Sten H. Vermund,

    Affiliation: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey S. A. Stringer,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Groesbeck P. Parham mail

    groesbeck.parham@cidrz.org or doctorparham@hotmail.com

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Published: May 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001032

About the Authors

Mulindi H. Mwanahamuntu, Sharon Kapambwe, Carla Chibwesha, Gracilia Mkumba, Jeffrey S. A. Stringer, Groesbeck P. Parham
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Mulindi H. Mwanahamuntu, Sharon Kapambwe, Gracilia Mkumba, Victor Mudenda, Groesbeck P. Parham
University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe, Sten H. Vermund
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Krista S. Pfaendler
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Carla Chibwesha, Jeffrey S. A. Stringer, Groesbeck P. Parham
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Michael L. Hicks
Michigan Cancer Institute, Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: groesbeck.parham@cidrz.org or doctorparham@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MHM VVS SK KSP CC GM VM MLH SHV JSS GPP. Wrote the first draft: VVS MHM GPP. Wrote the manuscript: MHM VVS SK KSP CC GM VM MLH SHV JSS GPP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MHM VVS SK KSP CC GM VM MLH SHV JSS GPP. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MHM VVS SK KSP CC GM VM MLH SHV JSS GPP.