Why Cervical Cancer Vaccinations Are Vital - WHO

A number of countries across the continent have launched human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination campaigns to prevent cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide. The World Health Organisation has said that more than 260,000 women die of the disease annually and more than 85% are in developing countries.



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Some African countries have rolled out anti-cancer vaccine in schools.

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