FG to distribute cervical cancer vaccine — Minister
According the minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said that Federal Government will soon begin the distribution of cervical cancer vaccine to reduce the prevalence of the disease in Nigeria. Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday. Adewole said that cervical and breast cancers are some of the major diseases affecting women in the country. “Fortunately we know what causes cervical cancer. “There is now a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer and we are working to make the vaccine available. “We are training more people for the detection of the cancer of the cervix, but much more importantly, in our 2017 budget we want to upgrade seven more centres in the country.