Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid: A Promising Solution for Cervical Cancer Screening

Title: Factors associated with utilisation of visual inspection with acetic acid in Nepal Student: Tara Ramtel Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Krishna Gopal Rampal

Cervical cancer remains a significant public health concern, particularly in lowincome regions, where access to screening and early detection is limited. In Nepal, despite the promotion of Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) as a cervical cancer screening method, the overall utilisation rate has remained alarmingly low. This article summarises the findings of a cross-sectional study conducted in Bagmati Province, Nepal, aiming to identify the factors associated with the underutilisation of VIA screening.