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DF closes campaign against HPV missing girls to reach 4000 target

The second dose will be applied against HPV 3-28 June with a third, from September 30 to November 1.

 
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Girls between 11 and 13 years receive the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) in Brasilia
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Girls between 11 and 13 years receive the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) in Brasilia

The final balance of the Health Department of the Federal District (DF) indicates that 85% of students 11-13 years of public and private schools were vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer of the cervix. The banlanço also shows that lack of about 4000 for girls that goal is reached.

The campaign is being closed on Sunday (5). Guidance for students who were absent on the day of vaccination and are part of the target group is seeking the school board to be referred to a health center near you, where they will receive the vaccine.

Parents who did not allow vaccination of daughters is a warning about the importance of prevention against HPV and the risks that it offers health, informed the secretariat, to highlight the effectiveness of the vaccine is only guaranteed through the application of three doses, with an interval of 60 and 180 days after the first.

The second dose will be applied against HPV 3-28 June with a third, from September 30 to November 1.

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