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15 Mar
Sterling Bank, a leading Nigerian commercial bank, has partnered with Healthtracka, a digital health company, to celebrate International Women’s Day by gifting their female employees HPV self-sampling kits. The initiative aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer, consequences of its late diagnosis, and the importance of screening eligible women in underserved communities like Nigeria. Cervical…
11 Feb
Saint Louis University, United States of America (USA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) and the University of North Carolina has launched a campaign against cervical cancer in Nigeria.
19 Jan
Director of Research, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos, Prof. Oliver Ezechi, has said over 36 million women are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
14 Apr 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation has concluded that a single-dose Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivers solid protection
12 Nov 2021
I was talking to a fellow physician a few days ago that had recently treated a 70-year-old woman with cervical cancer.
4 Nov 2021
Cervical cancer cases plummeted among British women who received a vaccination against the human papillomavirus, according to a study published Thursday.
11 Sep 2021
To ensure that schoolgirls are free from cervical cancer, which is a leading cause of death among women, the Rotary International District 9110 comprising members in Lagos and Ogun states have embarked on a vaccination exercise to tackle this cause.
25 Mar 2021
Determined to reduce rising cases and deaths due to cervical cancer, Nigeria’s First Ladies Against Cancer (FLAC) has reiterated its support for the Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer as a Public Health Problem.
19 Nov 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, inaugurated its Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer. The strategy outlined three key steps: vaccination...
18 Nov 2020
Irie Vibes, an art and music event, and also a platform for the prevention and eradication of Cervical Cancer, is set to hold tomorrow at the Lagos Fringe Festival, Freedom Park, Lagos.
17 Nov 2020
The World Health Organization on Tuesday launched a strategy to rid the world of cervical cancer, stressing that broad use of vaccines, new tests and treatments could save five million lives by 2050.
5 Feb 2020
Cervical cancer could be wiped out in Britain within two decades and the world within a century. That is if vaccination and screening programme targets are met, according to the scientists who made the calculations. World health officials plan for 90 per cent of schoolgirls to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by 2030. The…

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