Australia’s commitment to eliminating cervical cancer

<p><img sf-custom-thumbnail="true" src="https://www.who.int/images/default-source/elimination-of-cervical-cancer-initiative/australia-flag.jpg?sfvrsn=658aa6f0_2" sf-constrain-proportions="true" width="844" alt="australia-flag" sf-size="87685" /></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Australian government has reaffirmed its commitment to cervical cancer elimination in a statement on the recent adoption of the Global Strategy. Australia played a critical role in the development of the World Health Assembly resolution. </p><p>While striving to eliminate cervical cancer within its borders by 2035, the country is also supporting the global community in achieving the strategy&rsquo;s 90-70-90 targets. The Honorable Greg Hunt, Minister for Health, has stated: &ldquo;We now stand ready to work with the international community to take these commitments forward.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p><p><a target=”_blank” href=" https://www.health.gov.au/ministers/the-hon-greg-hunt-mp/media/australia-leads-the-way-on-global-health-action" target="_blank">Read the full media release</a></p><p>We applaud Australia for embracing this ambitious challenge and thank the government for its commitment to the elimination agenda. We look forward to continuing to work together to eliminate cervical cancer for women and girls everywhere.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

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Architect since 2002, experienced in healthcare environment design. Master in public health sciences from the Charité Medical University in Berlin. Evidence-based Design researcher at TU-Berlin, helping ensure that urban & architectural design projects build positive health effectively. Founder of the Building Health Lab. BHL Building Health Lab Is a think tank that develops urban concepts for neighborhoods as strategy to build a sustainable healthy city. Our mission is to help government, industry, and citizens develop projects with social impact that protect people and planet health. With our expertise in health and design, we support health promotion and disease management through people-centred and climate adaptive designs.