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Uptake of second HPV vaccine increases among school-going children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The uptake of the second dose of the Human Papilloma Virus -HPV vaccines has increased among school-going children, according to reports from the health ministry. The vaccine, which is taken in two intervals, a shot every six months, was introduced by the government in 2015 …

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We have increased awareness on cancer – Dr. Mugisha

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of women who report to the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) with advanced cervical cancer has reduced from 90% five years ago to 50% now. This was revealed yesterday as the Institute and Uganda Cancer Society presented an annual update on the cancer situation …

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