Received: 15 July 2020
Accepted: 7 January 2021
First Online: 13 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Ethics Review Committee (ERC), NIHS, Kalutara Sri Lanka (Ref. number NIHS/ERC/18/06R). Informed written consent was obtained from each of the selected participants in the field during the study. Confidentiality was highly maintained while handing over individual HPV/DNA result reports. Administrative clearance to conduct the study was obtained from the Provincial Director of Health Services/Western Province, Regional Director of Health Services/Kalutara district, Director/ DGH Kalutara, and Director /NIHS, Kalutara.
: Not applicable.
: The authors were declared that they have no competing interests.