The Regional Directorate of Health praised the Minister of Health on the rate of vaccination against human papillomavirus


vaccine discovery and HPV vaccine, introduced in 2008
national and regional vaccination plans is actually important
a historic milestone that introduces new horizons to prevent cancer
caused by this virus and undeniable progress in the health sense
the public, "said Tiago Lopes.

According to Gacs's report, the regional director who spoke at Museu dos Coches is on the brink of this
the ceremony attended by the President of the Republic
Portuguese, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and Director General of Health, Graça
Freitas emphasized the rate of vaccination coverage in the Azores, while warning
is a reference in the national context: "In
In 2015, 71.5% of girls born in 2003 had two doses
HPV vaccines, while last year the number of girls
with two doses of the vaccine increased to 98.1%, which showed that in
Azov, in spite of archival restraints, is in trouble
opportunities are created and we are expected to get better rates
coverage over the next few years ".

national and regional figures for 2015, this can be seen
that the third dose of HPV is the best value
the continental territory was 92% and the lowest rate was in
it was 95%.

HPV is a carcinogenic pre-malignant lesion
lower genital and invasive cervical cancer, vagina, vulva and anus,
cervical cancer as the second leading cause of death
in Portugal, in young women of childbearing potential.

a ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of HPV vaccination
Azzo presented the Technical Commission on Vaccination as a
also an exemplary region in the sense of
cervical cancer.

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