Eligible screening age now 25 – 69 yrs
The Ministry of Health, National Screening Unit (NSU) have upcoming changes to the National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP). The NCSP has increased the eligible screening start age from 20 to 25 years of age.
This decision is a safe clinical based rational – not money driven
24 May 2019 - Source: New Zealand HeraldResearchers are urging New Zealanders to get immunised against a virus known as human papillomavirus (HPV) in a bid to significantly reduce the country's alarming throat cancer rates.