GAVI To Support HPV Vaccination Of 1.5M Girls In 3 Countries

Media outlets report on the GAVI Alliance’s announcement that it will support vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for 1.5 million girls in Rwanda, Uganda, and Uzbekistan.

UPI: 1.5 million girls in three countries to get HPV shot
“An alliance that helps developing nations said it will support vaccination of 1.5 million girls in Rwanda, Uganda, and Uzbekistan against cervical cancer. The GAVI Alliance, which brings together developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, agencies and private philanthropists announced Saturday the vaccination of the girls against human papillomavirus — which prevents cervical cancer — will begin in Uganda and Uzbekistan in 2015…” (3/8).

GAVI Alliance: 1.5 million girls set to benefit from vaccine against cervical cancer
“The GAVI Alliance [Saturday] announced that it will support vaccination programs in Rwanda, Uganda, and Uzbekistan aiming to protect 1.5 million girls against the cause of cervical cancer…” (3/8).

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