#BREAKING: Girl Reacts To HPV Vaccine

AN eight year old Kambuzuma school girl reacted to the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine during the vaccination period amidst indications that her teacher had to foot a $100 medical bill to assist the girl. By Kudakwashe Pembere The program ran from May 14 to May 18 after government had rolled out a campaign targeting girls aged between 9 to 14 years was launched in various parts of the country as part of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s recommended preventive measures against cervical cancer. The teacher at Rukudzo Primary School gave…

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HPV Vaccination Programme Extended

The nationwide Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination programme targeting young girls has been extended to June 18 to cater for those that missed out during the vaccination campaign week, a Ministry of Health and Childcare official has said. By Kudakwashe Pembere Running from May 14 to May 18, the campaign targeting girls aged between 10 to 14 years was launched in various parts of the country as part of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s recommended preventive measures against cervical cancer. Briefing the media on Friday, the MoHCC  Expanded Programme on…

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Prostate Cancer Alert for Zim Young Men

…recent studies show that daily sexual intercourse reduces prostate cancer risk …Free prostate cancer screening currently underway THE Cancer Association of Zimbabwe (CAZ) has expressed concern over the increased cases of Prostate Cancer in Zimbabwe’s black men amidst indications that the most recent case was diagnosed in a man under the age of 40, which is a rare scenario elsewhere. By Michael Gwarisa in Chonhoyi CAZ information officer, Priscilla Mangwiro told journalists at a Media workshop in Chinhoyi yesterday that Zimbabwe was currently recording high cases of prostate cancer as…

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