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Goodbye to Cervical Cancer as The Ministry of Health Next Step Emerge

Cervical cancer is a type of disease that has troubled many women, which starts in the cervix and affects the entrance to the womb. Possible triggers of this ugly disease includes natural risk factors such as age, smoking in women and contraceptives.

The Kenya ministry of health has made an announcement to make all women at risk smile. From the recent post, the newly introduced Human Papillovirus vaccine(HPV) meant for cervical cancer protection will be available in all government health facilities and free for all 10-year-old girls. The vaccine is reported to be safe and effective, to be given in two doses with six months interval.

According to the Ministry of Health, not only does HPV vaccine protect against cervical cancer but also prevents other types of cancers such as head and anal cancers. Ministry of health also calls on Kenyan men to play a role in fighting cervical cancer by taking their loved ones to screening and their daughters for the HPV vaccine.

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