Journal article

Costs and cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening strategies in women living with HIV in Burkina Faso: The HPV in Africa Research Partnership (HARP) study

Angela Devine, Alice Vahanian, Bernard Sawadogo, Souleymane Zan, Fadima Yaya Bocoum, Helen Kelly, Clare Gilham, Nicolas Nagot, Jason J Ong, Rosa Legood, Nicolas Meda, Alec Miners, Philippe Mayaud

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: This study estimated the costs and incremental cost per case detected of screening strategies for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2+) in women living with HIV (WLHIV) attending HIV clinics in Burkina Faso. METHODS: The direct healthcare provider costs of screening tests (visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), VIA combined visual inspection with Lugol's iodine (VIA/VILI), cytology and a rapid HPV DNA test (careHPV)) and confirmatory tests (colposcopy, directed biopsy and systematic four-quadrant (4Q) biopsy) were collected alongside the HPV in Africa Research Partnership (HARP) study. A model was developed for a hypothetical cohort of 1000 WLHIV using data o..

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Awarded by European Commission (EC) 7th Framework Programme


Funding Acknowledgements

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Commission (EC) 7th Framework Programme under grant agreement No. HEALTH-2010-F2-265396 (https://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7) awarded to PM. The funder did not contribute in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.