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Mozambique Aims To Lower Cervical Cancer Rate With Screenings, HPV Vaccinations

VOA News: Mozambique Rolls Out Cervical Cancer Vaccines for School Girls
“Mozambique has one of the world’s highest rates of cervical cancer, a disease that kills 4,000 women there every year. A new plan to vaccinate 10-year-old girls could turn the tide in the fight against a devastating illness that is widening an already gaping gender divide in some of the globe’s poorest countries. … At the Boane clinic, Jhpiego, a non-profit health organization, has integrated screening into HIV-related health services…” (Parker, 11/20).