Zambia Launches HPV Vaccination Program

[VOA]LUSAKA -Zambia has one of the highest cervical cancer rates in the world, with 90 out of every 100,000 women contracting the preventable disease. The government is now rolling out a program to vaccinate school girls against the Human Papilloma Virus – which causes cervical cancer. The Lusaka program is being quickly hailed as an early success.