Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Support the Fight against Cervical Cancer and join the #SmearForSmear Campaign ...

#SmearForSmear Campaign

The Bloggers Who Bless or #BWB lady bloggers, would like to stand up and be counted with our sisters from ‘over the seas’ , we firmly believe in educating women on the importance of Health Care, and the vital role that early detection plays in all forms of cancer.
A recent Social Media Campaign was launched to bring awareness to the importance of pap smears in the UK by the Country’s leading charity, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust have launched the #SmearForSmear Campaign to spread the awareness over the UK’S Cervical Cancer Prevention Week #CCPW 25 – 31 January 2015, it is founded on the following …
‘Launched at the start of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust is asking the public to join #SmearForSmear - a social media campaign which aims to draw attention to the importance of smear tests and stop the rise in numbers of women diagnosed with the disease.’Source

Donate & spread the awareness click here
Although South Africa’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month only falls from 1 – 30 September , we as a group felt compelled to show our support in this drive to save lives.

What are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer?
The most common symptoms include:
  • vaginal bleeding between periods or after menopause
  • bleeding after intercourse
  • pain during intercourse
  • unusual vaginal discharge
  • excessive tiredness
  • leg pain or swelling
  • lower back pain

Here are contact details for the relevant institutions in the UK , USA and South Africa :

United Kingdom:
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust  -
Address: CAN Mezzanine, 49 – 51 East Road, London, N1 6AH
Telephone: 020 7250 8311
CARELINE/HELPLINE: 0808 802 8000
United States of America
National Cancer Institute -

South Africa
CARELINE/HELPLINE: 0800 22 66 22

Online Support

Show your support for women around the world by joining #BWB and posting a selfie of your smeared lipstick using the hashtag #SmearForSmear &  #CCPW (don’t forget to copy us in at #BWB so that we can RT.

Love the gals at Bloggers Who Bless! 

Rushda from RuBe's Closet
Heather of Femme Lifestyle
Leigh-Ann of Fairleigh


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