Posted on 02.11.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
The World Health Organization grants the approval to use the vaccination introduced to protect against Cervical Cancer.
The approval was granted on the 4th of February where the world Cancer Day is marked and this vaccination is called as Human Papillomavirus Vaccine.
According to the statistics revealed by World Health Organization regarding cancer, indicates that 570,000 Cervical Cancer patients were found across the world in 2018.
Every year around 310,000 women die due to Cervical Cancer and nearly 90,000 of them could have been saved.
If proper remedial measures are not taken against Cervical Cancer and it is predicted that the number that will be subjected to Cervical Cancer will be risen up to 460,000 by 2040.
The World Health Organization had released a special statement last week saying their intension is to provide Human Papillomavirus Vaccine to 40 million women from poor countries around the world by 2020.