$10m campaign targets cervical cancer among girls in sub-Saharan Africa

$10m campaign targets cervical cancer among girls in sub-Saharan Africa
 

A partnership worth $10m (£8.1m) to increase the uptake and awareness of a vaccine to protect girls from cervical cancer, which has higher death rates in sub-Saharan Africa than any other cancer, was launched on Tuesday.
Gavi, the vaccine alliance, announced it is joining forces with the Girl Effect to increase the demand for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest The partnership, launched to mark International Day of the Girl, will challenge the myths and misconceptions about the vaccine. The fact that HPV is transmitted through... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Health, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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