Tag: HPV

This week in vaccines: 27th November 2016

After the World Health Organisation stated that Zika was no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, conversation around what this meant persisted, while efforts to find a vaccine...

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This week in vaccines: 6th November 2016

This week a Lancet study drew attention to the death sentence faced by many women developing female cancers in developing countries, and how HPV vaccines could save hundreds of thousands more lives by preventing the major causes of cervical...

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This week in vaccines: 4th September 2016

This week in vaccines 4th September 2016 This week marked 10 years since the release of the first vaccine against HPV, which helps prevent a major cause of cervical cancer around the...

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This week in vaccines: 12th June 2016

This week in vaccines 12th June 2016  This week health leaders around the world gathered for the High Level Meeting on AIDS in New York, and discussions around the importance of an HIV vaccine and integration of educational prevention initiatives with other vaccine services weren’t far...

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4 ways vaccines can stop cancer

After World Cancer Day last week, we are sadly all too aware of the deadly impact of cancer. It accounted for 8 million deaths worldwide in 2012, and is taking an increasingly heavy toll on developing...

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This week in vaccines 29th November 2015 This week was a busy one for countries in Africa. Uganda introduced HPV vaccine, and Mozambique launched inactivated polio vaccine to provide extra protection against...

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