“Prevention is better than treatment. In that regard, there’s nothing that rings truer for women’s health than regular Pap tests…When I first immigrated to the US from Pakistan, me & my sister both didn’t have health insurance…We all know people in our lives who deprioritized their health due to lack of funds, but…The Affordable Care act covers cancer screenings for most people – including Pap tests. The life-saving test is accessible to most women regardless of their income.”
It Got Better
Amna and her sister immigrated to the US from Pakistan, and their early days in the country came with an unfortunate lack of access to healthcare. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, they and countless others with a cervix now have access to cervical cancer screenings, including the lifesaving Pap test.