Cervical cancer vaccination welcome

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign of young girls between the ages of nine and 13 for the prevention cervical cancer, started yesterday. The target group is primary school pupils, and the out of school youth.

The HPV is one the many vaccinations that the Government has engaged in previous years.  However, vaccinations like this have never encountered resistance from the intended beneficiaries. In most cases, there is scepticism as to what the vaccinations are intended to achieve.

There is always suspicion on the quality of vaccines used, and whether there were no underhand dealings to engage in such vaccines. Secondly, there are tribal or religious groupings who do not believe in what they call ‘modern’ medicine.

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