Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched a drive to raise awareness about prevention of cervical cancer during the DHA’s #smart_clinic social media initiative.
Information was disseminated via the Authority’s Twitter page
The Gavi global vaccines group is to help protect more than 180,000 girls in eight countries across Africa and Asia from cervical cancer by funding immunisation projects with vaccines from Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.
Using GlaxoSmithKline's Cervarix vaccine to protect girls against the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer is so effective that health authorities could reduce the need for later cervical screening, scientists said on Wednesday.
GlaxoSmithKline has won US approval to sell a cervical cancer vaccine for girls and young women, while a rival Merck & Co shot was cleared for preventing genital warts in males.
Glaxo said the US Food and Drug Administration cleared th