ASPHDA To Commence Vaccination Against Human Parpiloma Virus


ASPHDA To Commence Vaccination Against Human Parpiloma Virus

By Nasiru Mohammed

The Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency will embark on campaign sensitize the public on the upcoming vaccine against Human Parpiloma Virus.

The State Health Educator of the agency, Mrs Lydia Adamu disclosed this when she led a delegation on courtesy visit on the Acting General Manager of ABC Yola, Alhaji Abdulnasir Ali.

She explained that cancer virus to women is caused by Human Parpiloma Virus, stated that the campaign will be carried out between twenty-fifth to twenty-ninth of next month across the twenty-one local governments.

She added that the vaccine which is free of charge, targets girls from nine years to fourteen years to prevent them from contracting the disease.

Mrs Adamu said the vaccine will be administered at health facilities, schools and some designated centres across the state.

The state Health Educator called on parents and care givers to avail their daughters for the vaccination and seek support from ABC Yola for the success of the campaign.

She said the role of media organizations cannot be over emphasized, and saluted the management of ABC Yola for cordial relationship with the agency and hope the tempo will be sustained.

Responding, Acting General Manager of ABC, Alhaji Abdul-Nasir Ali said the Radio station have a cordial working relationship with the agency for a long time on educating members of the public on various health issues.

The Acting General Manager promised the readiness of the organization to support the agency in carrying out the exercise.


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