Analysis of cervical cancer screening barriers on the example of different countries of the world

Analysis of cervical cancer screening barriers on the example of different countries of the world


  • Gvantsa Guliashvili Tbilisi State University image/svg+xml
  • Tamar Alibegashvili National Screening Center of Georgia
  • Nata Kazakhashvili Tbilisi State University image/svg+xml



cervical cancer, screening, barriers


Cervical cancer (CRC), which is the fourth most common cause of cancer incidence and mortality in women worldwide, remains one of the major public health problems.

The purpose of our research is to reveal the barriers that prevent cancer screening in different countries of the world.

Material and methods:

We searched literature in PUBmed, PMC, Scholar google, Elsevier databases. Search keywords: cervical cancer, screening barriers, women's awareness.


  • Lack of knowledge and awareness about screening is a widespread barrier to screening for STDs.
  • In developed countries, the barriers to screening for STDs are: fear of pain or discomfort, inconvenience and lack of time, while in low- and middle-income countries, cultural/traditional and religious barriers are important.


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Author Biographies

Gvantsa Guliashvili, Tbilisi State University

PhD student

Tamar Alibegashvili, National Screening Center of Georgia

doctor of medicine

Nata Kazakhashvili, Tbilisi State University



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How to Cite

Guliashvili, G., Alibegashvili, T., & Kazakhashvili, N. (2024). Analysis of cervical cancer screening barriers on the example of different countries of the world. Scientific Journal „Spectri“, 8(2).