Ethiopia launches Human Papillomavirus Vaccine for 14 year old girls

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 3rd December, 2018: Ethiopia launched the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine today.  The launch was held at Tesfa Kokeb Primary School in Lideta Sub-city of Addis Ababa and the Ministry of Health plans to vaccinate over one million girls who are 14 years of age.  The vaccine will primarily be delivered through a school-based approach to reach all eligible girls in both private and public schools.  Out of school girls will be able to access the vaccine at any health facility in all 9 regions and the two city administrations of the country. 

Thu, 06/12/2018 – 13:59