Ethiopia immunizes over 2m girls against HPV – Welcome to Fana Broadcasting Corporate S.C

Addis Ababa, February 8, 2021 (FBC) -Ethiopia has just completed a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination campaign targeting 2.4 million 14 year-old girls across the country in two cohorts.

One cohort took HPV1 – the first dose of the vaccine, while the second cohort was vaccinated the second dose of the vaccine (HPV2), which they missed due to school closures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The vaccination was conducted in schools, communities and health facilities from January 25 to 29, 2021, according to World Health Organization (WHO).

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