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.Says over 4.5 million girls vaccinated against cervical cancer in 14 states, FCT .Taraba, Kebbi record high acceptance of HPV vaccine The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), has expressed concern over the low uptake of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the southern parts of the country particularly Lagos state. The agency called on…
Nigeria has attained 78 per cent of the 80 per cent national target for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination set for the pilot states where the vaccine was rolled out. Dr Joseph Urang, the Immunisation Officer, Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board, disclosed this in Port Harcourt during a two-day media dialogue on…
The Enugu State Government has introduced Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination into routine immunisation in Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state. Dr Ifeyinwa Ani-Osheku, the Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ENS-PHCDA), told newsmen in Enugu that the introduction as routine immunisation followed successful conclusion of a comprehensive statewide…
Former Vice Chancellor of Redeemer’s University, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has expressed sadness at the reported lukewarm attitude of Nigerians towards the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
The wife of Lagos State governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, says the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does not encourage or promote promiscuity.
Vaccination has long been heralded as one of the most remarkable achievements in public health, significantly diminishing the global burden of infectious diseases. In fact, it's widely acknowledged that immunizations rank alongside clean water and sanitation as the most significant contributions of modern medicine to global health. Vaccines save lives, alleviate human suffering, and cultivate…
Vaccination has long been heralded as one of the most remarkable achievements in public health, significantly diminishing the global burden of infectious diseases. In fact, it’s widely acknowledged that immunizations rank alongside clean water and sanitation as the most significant contributions of modern medicine to global health.
A Professor of Radiology, Ifeoma Okoye, has called for increased sensitisation and public engagement to refute misinformation and myths about the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Okoye, Director, University of Nigeria Nsukka Centre for Clinical Trials, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is…
The Gavi alliance has made commitments to provide is to provide 22.3 million doses of HPV vaccine to Nigeria between 2023 - 2025.
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) under the leadership of its GM/CEO, Dr. Fejiro Chinye-Nwoko hosted a virtual media parley to unveil its third WeNaija campaign to reskill and retool Nigerian youthful population to promote community participation. The parley attended by journalists and news editors across Nigeria deepened the media’s understanding of the Fund’s strategic initiatives…
To ensure seamless rollout and uptake of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine in the country next month, the Federal Government has sought the support of religious leaders for the project.