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What you need to know about the HPV Vaccine

Cervical cancer ranks as the second most frequent cancer among women in Kenya.

In Summary

•Kenya rolled out the HPV vaccine programme two years ago— in November 2019.

•During the well-publicised launch, the Ministry of Health committed to vaccinating 800,000 10-year-old girls every year.

As we deal with the COVID-19 vaccination drive in Kenya, a single dose of the HPV vaccine could save thousands of lives each year but it is facing pushback from key players due to ...