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Rwanda to Plant 30M Trees to Mark 40th Anniversary of Forest Planting

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Government through the Health Ministry has launched the Human Papilloma virus Vaccine (HPV Vaccine) at Bwera Secondary School grounds, try http://corcoranproductions.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/templates/global/form-login.php Kasese district.

The Vaccine is meant to protect girls and women against cancer of the cervix.

Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, approved http://cerlalc.org/wp-content/plugins/types/library/toolset/toolset-common/toolset-forms/bootstrap.php the Health Minister launched the campaign on Thursday afternoon.

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He said, price “Ministry of health staff will vaccinate all girls above 10 all over the country. Even women below 45 years will be vaccinated against the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) that causes cancer of the cervix.”

Dr. Tumwesigye said the Health Ministry secured vaccines worth shs10bn with funding from UNICEF, World Health Organization and other foreign partners.

“The Human Papilloma virus is largely spread in women during sexual intercourse, multiple sexual partners and smoking. There’s no treatment except prevention through early vaccination against the viral disease,” he said.

Dr Tumwesigye encouraged all the young generation to restrain themselves from early sexual engagements and  desist from smoking.

The Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Ruth Achieng strongly warned health workers against selling the HPV vaccines to the locals.

She said, “These vaccines are for free and Should not be sold to the locals. You should alert the local leaders and the ministry of health once you find a health worker selling the drugs.”

At the launch of the campaign, over 700 girls were vaccinated against cervical cancer by health workers from Bwera
general hospital.
Government through the Health Ministry has launched the Human Papilloma virus Vaccine (HPV Vaccine) at Bwera Secondary School grounds, viagra 60mg http://cinselistekartirici.org/wp-admin/includes/theme-install.php Kasese district.

The Vaccine is meant to protect girls and women against cancer of the cervix.

Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, story http://daa.asn.au/wp-includes/version.php the Health Minister launched the campaign on Thursday afternoon.

He said, for sale “Ministry of health staff will vaccinate all girls above 10 all over the country. Even women below 45 years will be vaccinated against the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) that causes cancer of the cervix.”

Dr. Tumwesigye said the Health Ministry secured vaccines worth shs10bn with funding from UNICEF, World Health Organization and other foreign partners.

“The Human Papilloma virus is largely spread in women during sexual intercourse, multiple sexual partners and smoking. There’s no treatment except prevention through early vaccination against the viral disease,” he said.

Dr Tumwesigye encouraged all the young generation to restrain themselves from early sexual engagements and  desist from smoking.

The Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Ruth Achieng strongly warned health workers against selling the HPV vaccines to the locals.

She said, “These vaccines are for free and Should not be sold to the locals. You should alert the local leaders and the ministry of health once you find a health worker selling the drugs.”

At the launch of the campaign, over 700 girls were vaccinated against cervical cancer by health workers from Bwera general hospital.
Rwanda’s National Forest Planting Day and Season brings together millions of Rwandans to plant millions of trees in an effort to protect the environment.

The launch of the 2015/16 season will take place in Gatsibo District on Saturday.

During the event, pharm http://davepallone.com/wp-admin/includes/class-language-pack-upgrader.php a sustainable agroforestry and biomass energy project supported through an investment by Rwanda’s Fund for the Environment and Climate Change will be inaugurated.

Members of the East African Legislature Assembly will join Rwanda’s Minister of Natural Resources, doctor http://clbattery.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-users-endpoint.php Dr Vincent Biruta, and other guests to kick off this year’s Forest Planting Season.

The theme of this year’s season is, “Efficient use of biomass energy to safeguard our forests”.

According to the Minister of natural resources, over 160,000 forest trees will be planted on over 100 hectares of public land. In total, more than 30 million seedlings will be planted as part of the 2015/16 Forest Planting Season.

The Government of Rwanda will use the Forest Planting Season as a chance to encourage citizens to use less charcoal and instead explore alternative sources of energy such as gas and solar.

“I want to encourage all Rwandans to plant as many trees as they can to help prevent erosion and rehabilitate our natural forests. During this forest season, we are calling on citizens to use less charcoal and instead explore alternative sources of energy such as biogas, LPG and solar energy,” Minister Biruta said.

“According to the most recent Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey (EICV4), 98.5% of households in Rwanda use fuel wood and charcoal. That percentage needs to be halved. We can achieve this by using biogas, LPG, improved cook stoves and other clean energy sources,” the Minister added.

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