Cervical screening recruitment methods
Five provinces use initial letters of invitation as a recruitment method for their cervical screening programs. In NL, invitation letters are pending, and in MB a letter of invitation is sent to eligible but never-screened individuals.
Cervical screening recruitment methods in Canada
|YT*||No organized screening program available|
|NT||No organized screening program available|
|NU||No organized screening program available|
|AB||Initial letter of invitation|
|SK||Initial letter of invitation|
|MB||A letter of invitation is sent to eligible^ but never-screened women|
|ON||Letter of invitation and reminder sent in 4 months to non-responders. Recall letters are sent to people in 3 years|
|QC||No organized screening program available|
|NB||Initial and reminder letter of invitation to eligible population combined with social media awareness promotion campaigns|
|NL||Invitation process pending|
YT: *YT plans to provide letters of invitation.
MB: ^A person is “eligible” to receive an invitation letter if they are a Manitoba resident who has been in the CervixCheck registry for a minimum of five years and has no Pap test or colposcopy records, no record of a total hysterectomy, and no record of invasive gynecological cancer.