Vaccination against cervical cancer planned for 1.5 mln girls

By Lisa Anderson | Sat, 8 Mar 2014 10:03 AM
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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — A vaccine against the virus that causes cervical cancer will be administered to 1.5 million young girls in Rwanda, Uganda and Uzbekistan under a new programme announced by the GAVI Alliance on Saturday.

The GAVI Alliance, a global public-private partnership dedicated to increasing access to immunisation in developing countries, will support national ...

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